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Turning his back on a delinquent past and joining the police force, HP is determined to start doing the right thing. Soon he finds himself trapped in a web of lies, stretching out from both sides of the law. HP soon realizes that his present mission is closely connected to his own past, and that everything he worked so hard to escape from, is coming back to haunt him.

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Hans Petter
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Mette
Ahmed Zeyan ...
Marco
Bjørn Floberg ...
Frank Hermansen
Ingar Helge Gimle ...
Makker
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Henning
Kim Sørensen ...
Anders
Anne Krigsvoll ...
Mor
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Dansken
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Rodovan
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Bartek Kaminski ...
Vekteren
Jørgen Emmanuel ...
Tim
Anne Ryg ...
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Heidi Gjermundsen ...
Lege (as Heidi Gjermundsen Broch)
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Turning his back on a delinquent past and joining the police force, HP is determined to start doing the right thing. Soon he finds himself trapped in a web of lies, stretching out from both sides of the law. HP soon realizes that his present mission is closely connected to his own past, and that everything he worked so hard to escape from, is coming back to haunt him.

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The White Shaded Lie
by Stonegard
Vocals, guitar by Torgrim Torve
Bass: Håvard Gjerde
Drums:Erlend Gjerde
Guitar: Ronny Flissundet
© and (P) Bells Go Clang / Bonnier Amigo Music
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Hard to understand the protagonist's reasoning
20 September 2015 | by See all my reviews

I like the premise of this movie. The undercover squad's "actor" with his troubled past getting in over his head and having to make some hard choices. It's not ground breaking, but it's enough for an interesting story. His relationship with his mother is at times interesting, and we learn about his father works too.

Sadly it all falls apart when the main character, Hans Petter, keeps making really dumb choices for no apparent reason. At some point you just have to assume it's because of his troubled past (or "something like that"), but then it makes to sense he would get to where he is. He could have easily avoided lots of trouble by thinking things through just a little bit, and that makes it frustrating to watch.

I'm not expert in how they speak (spoke) in the Oslo drug scene, but I had a hard time believing some of the lines spoken by the actors.


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