CLUE: Maltesergåten opens Cinemagi 2021

14. June 2021

The Norwegian International Film Festival Haugesund is happy to announce that CLUE: Maltesergåten will open our family program Cinemagi in Haugesund, Saturday August 21st. Director Thale Petersen wil walk the red carpet with the three lead actors, author Jørn Lier Horst and the supporting actors.  

– It is with great pleasure we open this years edition of Cinemagi with CLUE: Maltesergåten! This beatutiful childrens crime is both thrilling and will with its chariming detective trio win the hearts of the audience, festival and program director Tonje Hardersen says.  

CLUE: Maltesergåten is the first adaptation of author Jørn Lier Horsts childrens book series, CLUE. CLUE: Maltesergåten is based on the first four books of the series. CLUE have a total circulation of 500 000 books since its first publishing.  

– One of the most asked question from young readers is weather there will be a CLUE film. Now it‘s finally happening! The first peak makes me both proud and happy, autor Jørn Lier Horst says.

 This is director Thale Persens second feature film. She known for having directed the advent calendar and feature about Julekongen.  

– It‘s a great pleasure to finally be able to present a sneak peak of CLUE: Maltesergåten. I am very excited to screen the film in Haugesund, Persen says. 


The same day Cecilia and Une meets Leo for the first time they discover a body on the beach in Skutebukta. Who is he, why was he there, and has he anything to do with Cecilia’s mother’s passing the previous year? The three friends take a closer look at what is about to be CLUE’s first mystery.  

CLUE: Maltesergåten features Julia Mælumshagen Nymoen as Cecilia, Kenza Olympia Iteka as Une and  Felix Sollie as Leo. Kyrre Haugen Sydness, Bjørn Floberg, Lisa Loven Kongsli, Marlon Valdés Langeland, Henrik Mestad and Line Verndal all play central parts in the story.   

See trailer here. 

CLUE: Maltesergåten is produced by Cornelia Boysen and Pias Semb at Maipo Film, and is distributed by Nordisk Film. The film will have its mainstream premiere August 27th. 2021. 

CLUE Maltesergåten - (c) Maipo film

Maipo Film presents the first adaptation of Jørn Lier Horsts popular children’s book series CLUE.

Cinemagi is a part of the Norwegian International Film Festival Haugesund’s official program, and has thrilled the children and families in Haugesund for 44 years.