MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 8,457 this week

A Story About Love (1995)
"Dis - en historie om kjærlighet" (original title)

2.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 2.4/10 from 2,762 users  
Reviews: 15 user

Two young people stand on a street corner in a run-down part of New York, kissing. Despite the lawlessness of the district they are left unmolested. A short distance away walk Maria and ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: April

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in April.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 19 titles
created 02 Nov 2011
 
a list of 7 titles
created 06 Mar 2012
 
a list of 1067 titles
created 18 Mar 2012
 
a list of 55 titles
created 02 Jun 2012
 
a list of 31 titles
created 11 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: A Story About Love (1995)

A Story About Love (1995) on IMDb 2.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of A Story About Love.
Bottom 100 #85 | See the Bottom 100 movies as voted by our users.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Sci-Fi | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.4/10 X  

A space capsule crash-lands, and the astronaut aboard disappears. Is there a connection between the missing man and the monster roaming the area?

Directors: Bill Rebane, Herschell Gordon Lewis
Stars: Philip Morton, June Travis, George Perry
Demon Island (2002)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.4/10 X  

Teens trapped on an island are haunted by a demon hidden inside...a pinata.

Directors: David Hillenbrand, Scott Hillenbrand
Stars: Nicholas Brendon, Jaime Pressly, Eugene Byrd
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.5/10 X  

A series of comedic short films guaranteed to offend.

Director: Vince Offer
Stars: Barbara Snellenburg, Rebekah Chaney, Gloria Sperling
Mitchell (1975)
Crime | Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.4/10 X  

A sleazy, incompetent detective tries to simultaneously take down heroin dealers and a socialite who murdered a burglar.

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen
Stars: Joe Don Baker, Martin Balsam, John Saxon
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.2/10 X  

Two comedians set out to make their own exploitation video.

Director: Kasper Wedendahl
Stars: Timm Vladimir, Gordon Kennedy, Berte Fischer-Hansen
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.3/10 X  

Survivors of a plane crash on a remote island find it is covered by spiders. When bitten, the survivors start turning into spiders!

Director: Fritz Böttger
Stars: Harald Maresch, Helga Franck, Alexander D'Arcy
Simon Sez (1999)
Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.4/10 X  

Basketball superstar Dennis Rodman stars as a hip Interpol agent attempting to defeat the deadly plans of a crazed arms dealer.

Director: Kevin Elders
Stars: Dennis Rodman, Dane Cook, John Pinette
Laserblast (1978)
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.4/10 X  

A teenager stumbles upon an alien weapon, which transforms him into a grotesque killer.

Director: Michael Rae
Stars: Kim Milford, Cheryl Smith, Gianni Russo
Dream.net (2009)
Comedy | Romance | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.2/10 X  

Regina, the once popular girl has to make new friends at her new, conservative school. Problems arrive when she becomes enemies with Lívia, the school's queen bee, and falls in love with ... See full summary »

Director: Gábor Forgács
Stars: Lilla Labanc, Kinga Czifra, Ádám Csernóczki
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.3/10 X  

A young Air Force lieutenant falls in love with fighter planes while his father, a Congressman and war hero, yearns for him to fly heavy bombers.

Director: Will Zens
Stars: Robert Dornan, Richard Jordahl, Shirley Olmstead
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.3/10 X  

Told in Documentary form, the film depicts a group of five British film critics and politicians who venture off into the West Virginian wilderness in search of the "Tony Blair Witch" which ... See full summary »

Director: Michael A. Martinez
Stars: Tim Jahn, C. Alan Ploegsma, Dominic Fantazzi
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.1/10 X  

A young man meets a farm girl who is actually a witch.

Director: Don Henderson
Stars: Michael Berry, Emby Mellay, Lee Amber
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Beate Halkjelsvik ...
Synne
Einar Lund ...
Andreas
Beate Charlotte Lunde ...
Maria
Aune Sand ...
Mathias
Siv Stubsveen ...
Una
Charlotte Thiis-Evensen ...
Paula
Edit

Storyline

Two young people stand on a street corner in a run-down part of New York, kissing. Despite the lawlessness of the district they are left unmolested. A short distance away walk Maria and Andreas. They are on their first date. In an episodic style the film tells of encounters and love among young people. The stories are set in Cairo, Paris, on the coast of Normandy and in New York. Written by <http://www.nfi.no/nfi/nf/1995/dis.html>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Romance

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

17 February 1995 (Norway)  »

Also Known As:

Haze  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The movie has no dialogue, just narration by different characters. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
How did this film ever get into a cinema???
2 January 2006 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

The Bergen (Norway) Cinema director in 1995 had the sense - at the time when this ghastly film was first (and never again!) sprung upon unsuspecting audiences in Oslo and other major Norwegian towns - to refuse to show it in Bergen cinemas. He stated when interviewed that to show this to an audience of adults would be adding insults to the injuries already inflicted on other unsuspecting cinema goers.

How right he was! Of course, in a country like ours, this one-hour-and ten-(???!!!)-minute piece of pure rubbish was immediately given its (undeserved) cult status. Whether it has ever been shown again - in cinema clubs or on late evening trash programs during film festivals, one does not know. I was lucky to be spared the embarrassment of walking into a cinema, paying the exorbitant price for a seat there, only to walk out again after 10 - 15 minutes of sheer and utter boredom.

Instead, I cunningly waited until the "director" (who was hot news for the usual "5 day wonder-story" during the newspapers' silly season in July) came to this town where his (hrrrmmm!!!) masterpiece was not to be shown, to sell and sign video versions of "DIS". I couldn't resist the temptation (who would?!) - and collected enough money from friends and colleagues (the equivalent of a bus ticket from each) to be able to queue up and buy a copy. The price of the video then was approximately the equivalent of two cinema tickets. The video was duly signed (and perhaps blessed?!) by Mr. Aune Sand himself) since I was about 40 years older (then) than the very young female teen-agers who had lined up to buy their copies.

Some weeks later, the donators were invited for dinner, and a showing of Mr. Sand's masterpiece. My wife - who had entered the wrong cinema in another town and already struggled through it - gracefully left the group after dinner, and went to do something useful elsewhere.

We, then, were left to watch it. None of us had seen it before - and as we gathered courage, refilled glasses, had some coffee and lit a few cigars and candles - we finally sat down to watch it towards midnight.

To cut a long story and an even longer stretch of boredom short: those of us who did not fall asleep (it was after a 5-course meal) or made frequent trips to the "bathroom", or went out for a quick, quiet smoke on the balcony, valiantly sat through it - all trying to stay awake during an hour where time really dragged its leaden feet through the mires of an amateur production that ideally belongs to, and should never have left, the wastepaper-basket where it should have been thrown together with the parts and scenes which were (one hopes!) discarded. One has, though, a feeling that nothing has been discarded, the way the film appears to work its way through its four endless scenes!

The video has "a bonus"... A short film (lasting 8 or 9 minutes, I think) called "Kysset" ("The Kiss"). Anyone who can sit through that without yawning 5 or 6 times or more may have a chance to sit through the first one or two sections of DIS without getting fidgety. Others, though, may feel that 60+ minutes of one's life could be spent in a better way than watching this - which is about as exciting as looking at a glass of cold water becoming lukewarm - such as, for example, sleeping comfortably in one's bed as opposed to dozing off in a chair in front of a TV-screen.

I hardly ever do the latter - life is too short and too exciting for that! - but watching this film is the closest I've come to do so.


12 of 18 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
is "dis" available for purchase? yertman
hey pure *beep* screamkiil
Discuss A Story About Love (1995) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?