A Toad Story

“I am just saying: This documentary is sensational, beautiful, and totally unpredictable”
– Ingrid Dokka, Norwegian Film Institute.

In a deep fjord in Norway a small community is changed forever, when a new European road route threatens the local toads. ”A toad story” is a warm film about seeing greatness in the planets smallest creatures.


AToadStory_posterA Toad Story
Directed by Are Pilskog
Produced by Blåst Film

Original title: Kunste å leggje seg paddeflat
Country of origin: Norway
Year of production: 2016
Original language: Norwegian
Subtitles: English
Length: 50 minutes
Distributed by Blåst Film



  • 2016: Viten Film Festival: Audience Choice Award
  • 2017: Matsalu International Film Festival: Grand Prize
  • 2017: Matsalu International Film Festival: Best director (Man & Nature)


  • 2016: Eurodok – European Documentary Film Festival
  • 2016: Viten Filmfestival
  • 2017: International Wildlife Film Festival
  • 2017: NaturVision Filmfestival Ludwigsburg
  • 2017: Matsalu International Nature Film Festival
  • 2017: CMS Vatavaran Environment & Wildlife Film Festival