Much as Buena Vista Social Club revealed a rich and unexplored world of music and culture, Cool and Crazy introduces us to a group of men who find purpose, companionship and even fame, as members of a male choir in Berlevåg.
Knut Erik Jensen
Odd Marino Frantzen,
Einar F.L. Strand,
Two brothers in their seventies, Pa and Moe, have lived together all their lives in a little house in the country, the only interruption being when Pa made a weekend trip to Småland on his ... See full summary »
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 »
Hans Petter Moland
Gard B. Eidsvold,
The movie takes place during World War II and depicts the true story of Jan Baalsruds amazing escape from the German army from the coast of Northern Norway and across the border to the ... See full summary »
A rasta musician meets a gospel singer when they both enter a music contest in Kingston Jamaic. They fall for each other but are kept apart by the Girl's father the Pastor, who wants her to marry into the church.
Leon C. Allen,
Around the year 1000 AD warlike people, the so-called "tjuder", roam in northern Scandinavia. As they brutally kill a family in a remote area, including the parents and their little ... See full summary »
What happens to us when people stop acting like they're supposed to? A nurse gets into a dispute at work because she switches to speaking English when she gets nervous. A translator ... See full summary »
Dag Johan Haugerud
Andrea Bræin Hovig
As young children, half-siblings Axel and Yanne are adopted to Norway. They are separated on arrival, he to material wealth on Oslo's west side, she to an average family on the east side. ... See full summary »
Mads Sjøgård Pettersen
With 300 seconds we've launched a series of short documentaries that reach a broad audience and create debate and enthusiasm. We've agreed that our documentaries should strive for quality, ... See full summary »
This is a documentary about one of Norway's most famous transvestites, Esben Benestad, made by his son, Even. It is a stunning piece of work. Unlike other movies on the subject the central conflict is not look-how-silly-I-look-wearing-all-these-women's-clothes, rather it focuses on one mans right to be a woman, and more importantly, other family members right to not accept it. This is a close encounter with a family, and it could very well have become an embarrassing meeting, but Even Benestad fortunately avoids that. Instead it becomes an engaging movie with some rhetorically strong individuals. Logos and pathos are present throughout the movie, leaving the audience with no choice but to participate in the debate.
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