T O R E R Y G H
The Goldking is the story of Fredrik Bruseth (1869 - 1946) who went from rags to riches. Being one of the first to discover large amount of gold in Klondike he came home to Norway in 1899 as a wealthy man. 50 years later, he dies, alone with his wife in his grand house in Stangvik recently convicted for treason. The story about Fredrik and his wife is a peculiar lovestory, raise and fall of a man and a glimpse into a hidden past. Based on a real life and true events.
Original Title: Gullkongen
International Title: The Goldking
Genre: Drama based on a true story
Running time: 5 x 50 minutes
Directed by: Tore Rygh
Written by: Tore Rygh
Produced by: Jarle Bjørknes
Cast: Pilot cast: Arthur Berning, Kjersti Tveteraas, Tomas Alf Larsen, Edvard Nordbø, Tor Nilssen.
DoP: Christer R. Runde
Costumes: Mia Koch
Makeup and hair: Sham Jaff
Editor: Tore Rygh
Released: In development. Pilot produced in 2017