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Monsterthursday (2004)

Monstertorsdag (original title)
A quirky romantic drama set in remote coastal Norway takes the viewer on a tumultuous ride through surfing aspirations, extreme weather and love.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Silje Salomonsen ...
Andreas Cappelen ...
Christian Skolmen ...
Marko Iversen Kanic ...
Gaute Garlid ...
Gauadude (as Gaute S. Garlind)
Lasse August Dørum Backer ...
Reidar Ewing ...
Ekspeditor surfbutikk (as Reidar Wayne Ewing)
Terje Torkildsen ...
Are Flåøjen ...
Nina Lill Veste ...
Torfinn Nag ...


This is a love drama with comedy from a surfing environment in Stavanger. Tord is married to Karen, Even has always loved Karen, but she is expecting a child with Tord. Tord has everything Even don't have; he is good-looking, surfs like a god, has a good job and a career. Short time after the wedding Tord goes on an official trip to Australia with his surfboard under his arm. Written by Anonymous

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Humor, smerte, kjærlighet og høye bølger. [Humour, pain, romance and high waves.]


Drama | Romance | Sport






Release Date:

15 October 2004 (Norway)  »

Also Known As:

Monsterthursday  »

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NOK 12,000,000 (estimated)

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2.35 : 1
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The peculiar birds that appear repeatedly through the movie are Cairina moschata, better known as the Muscovy duck or Barbary duck. See more »


Doctor: [to Even] Life is an express train from the future. You can either stand in the middle of the tracks or turn and run like Hell.
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A Lovestory
Written by Thomas Dybdahl
Performed by Thomas Dybdahl & the great October sound
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Surfing & Love Triangle
25 September 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film is on location in Stavanger, Norway with outstanding photography on a rocky coast line with large cold waves and very young surfers who use short boards and really do not surf professionally. The film opens up with a marriage and a guy named Even, (Vegar Hoel) who was once married to this girl, Karen, (Silje Salomonsen) and is invited to be the best man and the sad part of this event is the fact that Even is still in love with Karen. The weather conditions in Norway for Winter surfing is below zero and water as cold as ice and not like California surfing conditions. This film keeps your interest from the very beginning to the end. Enjoy.

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