22. juli

22. juli 22 July

They saved the injured, buried the dead, comforted the grieving and tried to understand. 22 July tells the story of people who through their work and professions were affected by the terrorist attack in Norway on the 22nd of July 2011. Featuring fictional characters, but based on meticulous research, it’s a story about the systems that shape our daily lives and who we are when tragedy strikes.


Seriekritikerprisen (Best Drama) Norway 2020
Golden Screen Award (Best Script) Norway 2020
Golden Screen Award (Best TV Drama) Norway 2020
Fritt Ord Tribute Norway 2020
Nordisk Film & TV Fond (Nordic TV Drama Screenplay Award) 2020
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  • “As good as TV gets. /…/ Johnsen and Sletaune have created an ingenious and poignant TV series.”

    Nettavisen, Norway

  • “Hard-hitting and nuanced.”


    Dagbladet, Norway

  • “Shocking and realistic. /…/ Sara Johnsen and Pål Sletaune delivers an impressive and solid piece of work.”


    KRSby, Norway

  • “Respectful and critical.”


    Verdens Gang, Norway

  • “An affectionate and multifaceted portrait.”

    Morgenbladet, Norway

  • “A powerful July 22 series with pain and critique.”

    Adresseavisen, Norway

  • 22 July is an impressive accomplishment. /…/ What they have achieved is a difficult feat. They have produced a series that is important. And dignified. /…/ See it.”

    Rushprint, Norway

  • “I hope I have seen the future of Scandinavian TV drama. /…/ The best depiction of reality I’ve seen in a Scandinavian drama series.”


    TV-dags, Sweden

Photo: Stig Jarnes Sara Johnsen
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