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Isle of Darkness (1997)

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Julie is a young and newly qualified teacher from Copenhagen, Denmark. Fed up with her unfaithful boyfriend and big city life, she takes a job as a teacher on an idyllic island in southern ... See full summary »
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Julie
Paul-Ottar Haga ...
Roald
Sina Langfeldt ...
Solveig
Martin Slaatto ...
Lars
Trini Lund ...
Amanda Bakken
John Sigurd Kristensen ...
Bakken
Juni Dahr ...
Wenche Øymoen
Håkon Rosseland ...
Øymoen
Sigvor Skjeie ...
Mrs. Jacobsen
Terje Strømdahl ...
Dr. Svendsen
Erik Hivju ...
Sheriff Quist
Lars Funderud Johannessen ...
Ferry conductor
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Nurse
Ole Geir Feste ...
Pål Henriksen
Elisabeth Isaachsen ...
Helga
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Julie is a young and newly qualified teacher from Copenhagen, Denmark. Fed up with her unfaithful boyfriend and big city life, she takes a job as a teacher on an idyllic island in southern Norway. Julie finds it difficult to be accepted in the closed-net community of the island. Slowly but surely, she discovers that the idyllic island hides many dark secrets. Julie is about to give up, but then she meets the island's sympathetic priest Roald. Beautiful and charming he becomes her gate into the community. Written by HardHouseClubber

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Life in Mono
Words and music by Martin Virgo
Contains elements of The Ipcress File (1965)
Written by John Barry
Performed by Mono
Published by Chrysalis Music Ltd.
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The film shows the dark sides of a parish
11 December 2000 | by (Storuman, Sweden) – See all my reviews

A Danish teacher moves to a small island in Norway. The island has a dark secret, two schoolgirls who were said to have committed suicide. When a third girl nearly dies of the same reason, the teacher ¨becomes suspicious... Beautiful surroundings in a rather dull film, but an interesting theme with an insane priest in a small parish. Exorcism and fear of sexuality and changes. I liked the film.


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