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Zero Kelvin (1995)
"Kjærlighetens kjøtere" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  27 November 1996 (USA)
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Larsen, an aspiring poet in 20's Oslo, leaves his girlfriend to spend a year as a trapper in East Greenland. There he is teamed with a seemingly rough old sailor/trapper, Randbek, and a ... See full summary »

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Gard B. Eidsvold ...
Henrik Larsen
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Jakob Holm
Camilla Martens ...
Gertrude
Paul-Ottar Haga ...
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Johannes Joner ...
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Erik Øksnes ...
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Frank Iversen ...
Poetry Buyer
Tinkas Qorfiq ...
Jane
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Larsen, an aspiring poet in 20's Oslo, leaves his girlfriend to spend a year as a trapper in East Greenland. There he is teamed with a seemingly rough old sailor/trapper, Randbek, and a scientist, Holm. Trapped in a tiny hut together as the arctic winter sets in, a complex and intense love/hate relationship develops between Randbek and Larsen, who are more similar than either would like to admit. A powerful psychological and physical drama set against stunningly bleak arctic scenery. Written by DJH

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Den som tror paa kaerleken aer saarbar. Mister man tron aer man livsfarlig. See more »

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Not for the squeamish viewer .....
28 March 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Yes, the movie is in Norwegian with English subtitles. It is not difficult to follow however, because the scenes are almost all dialog driven. With little action to distract, you will be somewhat at ease reading the text. Essentially this is a character study about the dynamic interaction between three isolated fur trappers played against the bleak Greenland landscape. There is a sympathetic poet writer, a gruff foul mouthed sailor, and a scientist. With the poet and sailor on a collision course, there is a claustrophobic catastrophe just waiting to happen. This film is not for the squeamish viewer, because of the human and animal brutality on display. - MERK


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