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Hans Petter Hansen
Daniel Jul is a 28 year old psychiatrist, still living with his mom. He and his friend Ronny have one thing in common, they like searching for metallic objects in the ground. One day they find a jewel with the name "Janne" imprinted. This is the beginning of something big for Daniel. His life will never be the same. He's about to discover a lot of hidden secrets, about himself and others. Written by
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I must be the only non-Scandinavian to have written a comment about this movie, which I caught at the Montreal International Film Festival. Reading the synopsis in the programme made me think it'd be some kind of drama with a light touch of humour, but it turned out to be the reverse! A comedy with some drama. Actually, a movie which manages to mix in some violence, comedy, a twist plot, police mystery, a bit of sex and a love story over all that! The last one which I saw which succeeded in doing that was von Trier's "The Kingdom".
True, this movie will not change your life and make you ponder for hours over it, but for me it was certainly a great change and relief from the overload of typical North American/Hollywood stuff (to be polite) that we get here. I can't stand "American Pie" anymore. Or "Ally McBeal". Etc...
It was also very refreshing to see some other kind of humour (too bad I don't speak Norwegian for I'm sure I missed some major subtleties), another language, and new faces of actors/actresses. I think Mads Ousdal did a great job of playing Daniel, the quiet/sweet psychologist, and loved Ronny and his Radio-Illegal program! Also liked the satanist, Jorgen... :)
A movie to see! (I will see it again before it pulls out forever from N.A. screens)
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