From: Mona Fastvold on the set of The World to Come

set report

“Piatra Craiului, Romania. My home for the last few months while filming The World to Come. The picture was taken an early morning, my prayers had been answered with a light dust of snow for our first day of shooting.” M.F.





“Cows don’t care that we’re losing the light.” M.F.





“Heavy fog while prepping for the second leg of The World to Come in the Romanian mountains.” M.F.




Norwegian director Mona Fastvold’s second feature The World to Come is a love story set on the 19th-century American frontier, starring Katherine Waterston, Vanessa Kirby, Casey Affleck and Christopher Abbott. Jim Shepard adapted the screenplay from his acclaimed short story, in collaboration with novelist Ron Hansen (The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford). The film is produced by Casey Affleck’s Sea Change Media and Christine Vachon’s Killer Films.