Iver and Oscar shared a fascination for eagles while growing up together. “While the Gull Sleeps” follows Iver, a young man struggling to cope with the sudden loss of his brother. A deteriorating state of mind, and relentless insomnia, leads Iver to take extreme measures towards dulling the pain of Oscars passing. Hunting seagulls in a city park has become his emotional outlet of choice.
Ivers father, Konrad, absent for most of his children’s lives, is determined to help, after the sobering realization that Iver is his only child left.
Directed by Bendik D. Antonsen (Norway)