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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)  »

Also Known As:

Alvilági becsület  »

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NOK 16,900,000 (estimated)
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Norwegian action at its best
18 November 2005 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

Norway is a country where you don't very often see good action movies because of its need in resources and the fact that our directors haven't really had the talent for it. This is definitely an exception where we get to see realistic gun fighting scenes which where shot from the older sections of Oslo city. The movie sets a new standard for Norwegian action movies

Izzat starts out in the Pakistanian gang environment in Oslo in the early 80's and gives a realistic picture on how they played out their role in organized crime. Director Ulrik Imtiaz Rolfsen grew up in the environment and used people he knows in his research for the film and that gives us a very realistic picture on how things where. I really enjoyed it and hope there is more to come !


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