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Bread and Circus (2003)

Video  -  Adventure | Comedy | Fantasy  -  1 June 2012 (Norway)
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One man's courage and will to break loose from the system, and the ability of one individual to bring down the kingdom.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Oliver Boullet ...
Oliver
Miriam Johansson ...
Miriam Johnsen / Mother Earth
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The Normal One / Post 2 / Voice in speaker / Voice of Monks / Goat chewing
Magne Jahrestein ...
The King
Silje Andresen ...
The Princess (as Silje Andreasen)
Benjamin Rørstad ...
Post 1 / First appearing monk
Lars Torp ...
The fugitive - Old / Third appearing monk
Lars Erik Ringstad Nordrum ...
The fugitive - Young
Lise Løke ...
Second appearing monk / Girl going into anus
Hilde Løke ...
Woman in radioroom / Voice of Mother Earth
Fredrik Løke ...
Exposed monk
Frank Løke ...
Sleepy guard / A dreg of society
Eivind Pedersen ...
Butler
Andre Iversen ...
Guard 1 in front of King
Vegar Bakke ...
Guard 2 in front of King
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In a kingdom, a man is born as a child to Mother Earth. He's checked for normality, confirmed normal, and is let into the system. The man gets old, and the system has no use for him. So he's brought out to be executed. The man gets flashbacks, and understands what his life has been. So he hammers out a message on a piece of stone, for coming generations. Later, a couple finds the message, and journeys out to put an end to the oppressive system. Written by Daniel Loke

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To avoid copyright problems the makers used old classic music in the film, like the works of Beethoven. See more »

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Endymion's Narrative
Written by Frederick Shepherd Converse
Performed by Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by JoAnn Falletta
Copyright Naxos
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Outrageous amateur style splatter, only for cult viewers
6 July 2014 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

This is a amateur splatter film not unlike Braindead in filming style, with a bad taste touch of the early John Waters and early Monty Python, made on a meager budget. There's no point in telling the plot, because it's not really there.

There is feces, blood, gutter and a lot of silly walks and running in this film which is some kind which displays some kind of talent, but still is by far a good film. Watchable and laughable it is, with quite effective gory details, which is really the best part, well, really the only good part of the film.

To the tones of classic music and some folkloric Norwegain music, we see gory details of a hunt which is really not anything but ridiculous. It is really not funny. It is too amateurish to be funny, though it tries.

Watch only if you like splatter, and like watching underground movies. The film will be valued greatly by those looking for obscure films with what you might call good ideas. Still be warned. This is a really bad movie, but with quite some cult potential.


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