the Family of the author Vigdis Hjorth requires replacement from Den Nationale Scene theatre in Bergen. Why is the play "Heritage and environment".
Notified of the action to be confirmed by the theater manager at Den Nationale Scene in Bergen, norway, Agnete G. Haaland, to Dagbladet.
the Letter came to the chair the previous week. The family believes that the play "Heritage and environment" is a violation of people's privacy. We reject the claim on the strongest. We have dramatized one of the best samtidsromanene the last few years, " says Haaland.
- I find this notice very strange. We know that there has been a debate around the novel, but we have not taken a position. The theme is so effect for everyone that we believe it is important to make theatre of this drug, she continues.
Vigdis Hjort has not answered Dagbladet inquiries.
It is the law firm the Fire which on behalf of the family stating the requirement of the face of the DNS. The claim shall be the date be on 500 000, 250 000 per offense. Haaland says that they cannot rule out the possibility that others in the Hjorth family also comes with requirements.
the Theater's lawyer, Jon Wessel Aas, type in the svarbrevet of the law firm Fire, Dagbladet has been sent, that "it is unacceptable to pay".
Dagbladet has tried to come in contact with Deer-the family's attorney, Tony A. Vangen, in the law firm the Fire. He did not want to comment on the case at the present time.
- taking into account the family's need for calm in a very stressful situation I do not want to comment. I have also requested the DNS to treat the matter with dignity and respect, writes Vangen in an sms to Dagbladet.Tells whether the familiestriden: - I do not hate Vigdis Dagbladet Plus Source of debate
Vigdis Hjorths "Heritage and environment" takes up themes such as family, arvestrid and incest. The book struck like a bomb in the literary Norway when it came in the fall of 2016 - with ingredients such as bitter arveoppgjør and sexovergrep.
"Heredity and environment" was kicked again started a large public debate about virkelighetslitteratur. Many speculated in about Vigdis Hjorth depicted own childhood and experiences in the book. Even broke author with his own family decades ago, and has all the way rejected that the novel is autobiographical.
In the claim against the theatre is that there is no doubt that "the book is perceived by readers to be, accusations of incest against Vigdis Hjorth their deceased father", according to the DNS.Helga's Meeting: - We have found again private emails, text messages and letters - Attack on the art
- It is a serious matter if they risk to be faced with legal liability based on the fact that someone identifies with fiksjonen, it applies to both in literary form or as performing arts. It is an attack on and a threat to, the artistic sjangrenes character, writes the director of the theater Haaland to the Newspaper.
the Author's sister, the Weekend's Meeting, wrote a separate novel as a response to the "Heritage and environment". "Free will" is about a family who discovers that her sister uses them as living models in a novel about arveoppgjør and overgrepsanklager.
We found private e-mails, text messages and letters, minutes of calls, meetings that were more or less directly reproduced. It was impossible to not recognize it again. It felt surreal. That all of our, what we thought had been the private rooms, was out in public, was uncomfortable. It was difficult to understand that it could be possible, said the Weekend's Meeting to Review in 2017, when she gave out the book.
the Weekend's Meeting did not want to comment on notified about the lawsuit Tuesday.Author Vigdis Hjorth langer out towards the little sister Helga Dagbladet Plus