The old sea-captain retires, but the next day German WWII occupation of Norway begins. He then kisses his wife good-bye and is off to Army HQ. There he finds a lack of leadership and morale... See full summary »
Hans Petter Moland
Lars Andreas Larssen,
Gard B. Eidsvold
Hawaii, Oslo is the story of a handful of people who cross each other's path without necessarily knowing each other, during the hottest day of the year, in Oslo. We follow Frode and Milla. ... See full summary »
Trond Espen Seim,
Jan Gunnar Røise,
Evy Kasseth Røsten
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Tone Beate Mostraum
It is becoming increasingly difficult to protect ourselves from extreme financial volatility. This feature documentary will examine the mechanics behind bubbles and crashes, and discuss trends and visions for the future.
Hans Petter Moland
Olav Arnar Bø,
A man who specializes in cleaning up botched crimes accepts a new case that finds him with only 48 hours to save his mentor from a ruthless drug kingpin who is out $1 million after a failed casino heist.
A marketing consultant, who has a psychological sensitivity to corporate symbols, is hired to seek the creators of film clips anonymously posted to the internet - before uncovering a larger conspiracy.
Gas station owner, Lasse, spends most of his time rebuilding his old Tiger Moth aeroplane and dreams of one day flying it through the air. He barely notices the strange stories that focuses around his station in the 24 hours before Election Day. A man gets a nasty surprise as he leaves his family in the car to enjoy a quick skinny dip. A cow eats a mobile phone. A lesbian couple looses their child. A blind girl and her brother sells dubious lottery tickets. A boy falls in love with the girl at the gas station. A man picks up an impertinent young hitchhiker. Three girls with engine trouble get help from a man in a pyjamas. Nine old men meet a young girl stuck in a swamp. A movie inspired by eight Norwegian political parties, written by six writers and directed by nine directors. Written by
I first saw this film at a film festival by chance, and I think I was very lucky. Far from being uninteresting for people from outside Norway, this film is indeed very fun and thoughtful. It is not about politics or Norway as such, it can be just about people, people of this earth, how we are alone even when there are people with us, how our relationships work out, how our lives change and yet stay the same, how some people are cruel and others good but this is actually the same thing when you get to the bottom of it all. When I came out of the movie, I found myself not being able to stop smiling: I was on a natural high. And every time I watch the DVD, I find the same thing happening over and over again. It has a calming effect: you realize that we are all the same and this is somehow comforting. There is not a lot of dialogue, not much action, the music is beautiful and so suitable, the photography is superb. The film is made up of several short films (they can indeed be shown as short films), bound together by the story of a lonely man with a dream. 100% enjoyment despite the political elements being incomprehensible by outsiders!!! (But it would be a total let-down for Hollywood lovers.)
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