Sci-Fi/Drama | 15 min | Norway

Director/writer: Jade Hærem Aksnes

Happiness is scarce, and must be monitored. Each citizen is given a monthly ration of joy, intravenously - excessive use is punished. 

Production company: Zarepta Film Production AS

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Official selection at 13 film festivals worldwide, including the BAFTA-qualifying Encounters Short Film Festival (UK) and the renowned Trieste Science+Fiction Festival (Italy).

Winner of the bronze medal at Science Fiction + Fantasy Short Film Festival (USA), hosted by the Museum of Pop Culture.

"[...] unique and sometimes unsettling depictions of what’s to come [...] with the particularly disturbing The Restrictor by Jade Hærem Aksnes, where happiness is rationed and those whooveruse face the consequences…“

- Encounters Short Film Festival

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