LUST // Hildegunn Wærness

Project Description

Lust is a curious journey into the world of kink. As a child, director Hildegunn Wærness discovered her father’s secrets; magazines depicting people dressed in leather, engaging in sexual and violent acts. Too young to understand, too afraid to ask, she carried the weight of these secrets for many years. In 2010, Norway removed sadomasochism, fetishism and transvestism from the list of mental disorders, but still, the stigma persists. Wærness has set out on a mission to collect stories from the kink world – to ask people the questions she never dared to ask her father; to heal her childhood memories of fear and shame.

Project Details

Director Hildegunn Wærness Format Feature Status In development Contact