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Burnt Nigger (2003)
"Svidd neger" (original title)

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Anna lives with her father Karl someplace in the outskirts of northern Norway. Karl killed his ex-wife and threw her newborn colored child into the sea when he discovered that she obviously had been unfaithful. Now Karl is being haunted by her ghost and is developing a serious drinking problem. Anna is looking for the love of her life, but there aren't many bachelors around - until they discovers another small family on the other side of the mountain. They meet a semi-alcoholized widow on Karl's age, her son Peder, and her black adopted son, Ante, that arrived from the sea on a piece of wood. Written by haddal

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a true gem
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Imagine Jim Jarmusch getting unavoidably sick with the US and decide to go on a health trip to Norway to get the good old creative juices going full throttle again. There he hooks up with the derelict leftovers of a pageant that marauded the crisp Norwegian landscape and take shelter in two tattered cottages on opposing hillsides. Whiskey galores, insanity reigns supreme and they don't even use chemicals. Their animosity towards each other takes surprising turns as the story unfolds. The characters are deliciously unhinged and we will leave them as a complete surprise for you to discover. Pink-tinted shots of tiny fjords accompanied by a score uncannily reminiscent of Dead Man or Paris, Texas coupled with raw hillbilly debauchery make up for a strange, surreal combination indeed. Comparisons with other masterpieces of the scurrilous are out of place. This is a movie of effortless originality, tragicomic and aesthetically accomplished. Only for the daring moviegoer.


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