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Coming of age in your college years is no easy task, especially when you're dealing with telekinetic abilities that simmer just beneath the surface. To celebrate The Orchard's recent release of the new supernatural thriller Thelma in New York theaters and its expansion to cinemas in Los Angeles and other cities beginning November 24th, we've been provided with two posters for the film signed by co-writer/director Joachim Trier to give away to lucky Daily Dead readers.


Prize Details: (2) Winners will receive (1) Thelma poster (see below) autographed by director Joachim Trier.

How to Enter: We're giving Daily Dead readers multiple chances to enter and win:

1. Instagram: Following us on Instagram during the contest period will give you an automatic contest entry. Make sure to follow us at:

2. Email: For a chance to win via email, send an email to with the subject “Thelma Poster Contest”. Be sure to include your name and mailing address.

Entry Details: The contest will end at 12:01am EST on November 27th. This contest is only open to those who are eighteen years of age or older that live in the United States. Only one entry per entry method, per household will be accepted.


To see if Thelma is playing at a cinema near you, visit the film's official website. In case you missed it, read Heather's interview with Trier and her four-star Fantastic Fest review of the film, which was submitted by Norway for the Best Foreign Language Film consideration at the Oscars.

Synopsis: "Thelma, a shy young student, has just left her religious family in a small town on the west coast of Norway to study at a university in Oslo. While at the library one day, she experiences a violent, unexpected seizure. Soon after, she finds herself intensely drawn toward Anja, a beautiful young student who reciprocates Thelma's powerful attraction. As the semester continues, Thelma becomes increasingly overwhelmed by her intense feelings for Anja - feelings she doesn't dare acknowledge, even to herself - while at the same time experiencing even more extreme seizures. As it becomes clearer that the seizures are a symptom of inexplicable, often dangerous, supernatural abilities, Thelma is confronted with tragic secrets of her past, and the terrifying implications of her powers."

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