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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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Randbæk
Gard B. Eidsvold ...
Henrik Larsen
Bjørn Sundquist ...
Jakob Holm
Camilla Martens ...
Gertrude
Paul-Ottar Haga ...
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Johannes Joner ...
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Erik Øksnes ...
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Lars Andreas Larssen ...
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Juni Dahr ...
Woman in park
Johan Rabaeus ...
Man in park
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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A hybrid of thoughtfulness and action
5 January 2002 | by (Midwest, USA) – See all my reviews

As a squeamish woman who rather hates film violence, I have to say that Zero Kelvin was an exceptional film. Henrik Larsen is a struggling writer who wants "raw material" and subjects himself for a year with 2 experienced hunter-trappers. I agree with the other film reviewer that this is a "character study" but want to point out that it is not flat or dull by any means. There's plenty of action throughout. I don't think that Larsen's boss and nemesis, Randbaeck, is evil but "troubled", and this distinction gives a lot of credence to the true struggle and relationship between the two men.


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