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Izzat (2005)

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The three young immigrant boys Wasim, Riaz and Munawar are growing up in the east end of Oslo, Norway. They find school extremely boring and become attracted to the hard boiled gang East ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Emil Marwa ...
Wasim
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ove Andreassen ...
Grisen (The Pig)
Leon Bashir ...
Hamza
...
Jonas
Yngvild Støen Grotmol ...
Renate
Marit Hamdahl ...
Rektor
Abubakar Hussain ...
Amiir
Rolf Isaksen ...
Harry doptester / Harry the drugtester
Danish Kahn ...
Sajjad
Rebekka Karijord ...
Elin Hansen
Shaheen Khan ...
Rashid
Sudhir Kumar Kohli ...
Pappa Mohammed (daddy Mohammed)
Amir Malik ...
Farooq
Daud Mirza ...
Saddiq
Elyas Mohammed ...
Khalid
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The three young immigrant boys Wasim, Riaz and Munawar are growing up in the east end of Oslo, Norway. They find school extremely boring and become attracted to the hard boiled gang East Side Crew, which is run by the brothers Sadiq and Khalid. Petty theft soon develops in to drug dealing, violence and murder. Written by HardHouseClubber

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Life's a matter of honor

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7 October 2005 (Norway)  »

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Alvilági becsület  »

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NOK 16,900,000 (estimated)
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Violent, real movie
10 October 2005 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

Izzat may be the very first movie from Norway which can be classified as a good movie, not just a "good-to-be-Norwegians"-movie.

Izzat paints an image of Oslo, Norways capital, and its crime-environment in the mid-90's. We follow Wasim and his involvement in Westside Crew, the Pakistanian crime-gang.

What makes this movie extra special, is the realness of it all. Several Pakistanis which are familiar with the crime and the gangs in Oslo, say that the movie is extremely real, with the exception of a few details.

Unfortunately, Izzat has got a few problems with the acting. Both of Wasims friends, and his sister, suffers from bad acting.

The soundtrack however, is outstanding. Typical rock music from the mid-90's, and even better, several Norwegian bands! All in all, if you speak Norwegians, or if this movie is dubbed into English sometime, absolutely one of THE films this year.


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