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Den brysomme mannen (2006)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy | 24 August 2007 (USA)
In a strange city where every person seems content beyond reason a new man arrives in town and stirs up trouble by asking too many questions.

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Andreas (as Trond Fausa Aurvåg)
Petronella Barker ...
Anne-Britt
Per Schaanning ...
Hugo
Birgitte Larsen ...
Ingeborg
Johannes Joner ...
Håvard
Ellen Horn ...
Trulsen
Anders T. Andersen ...
Harald
Sigve Bøe ...
Liten mann
Hanne Lindbæk ...
Vigdis
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Kollega 1
Aldun G. Magnaes ...
Gutt som kliner (as Audun G. Magnæs)
Mette K. Haugen ...
Jente som kliner (as Mette Karin Haugen)
Hanne Dieserud ...
Azur-kvinnen
Gard Petersen ...
Forvalter 1 (as Gard Pedersen)
Benny Glaerum ...
Forvalter 2 (as Benny Glærum)
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Forty-year-old Andreas arrives in a strange city with no memory of how he got there. He is presented with a job, an apartment - even a wife. But before long, Andreas notices that something is wrong. Andreas makes an attempt to escape the city, but he discovers there's no way out. Andreas meets Hugo, who has found a crack in a wall in his cellar. Beautiful music streams out from the crack. Maybe it leads to "the other side"? A new plan for escape is hatched. Written by Tordenfilm AS

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24 August 2007 (USA)  »

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No(r)way of Life  »

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NOK 14,000,000 (estimated)
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The car used to pick up Andreas at the gas station is a Panhard 24, a French car not made since 1968. See more »

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Perfidia
Written by Alberto Domínguez
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Superb and imaginative film with a singular vision
9 June 2007 | by See all my reviews

One of the best films I've seen in a long time, precise in its vision, and beautiful and highly imaginative in its realization. I can't say much without giving it away, and I don't recommend you actually read that much about this movie before seeing--just see it.

But ah, one must come up with ten lines of text to have a review listed on IMDb. Conundrum. What can I do? Tell you about the film? Nope. Can't do it. I think I enjoyed this movie precisely because saw it with no preconceptions. Please you do the same.

I suppose this can be said: the acting is excellent and understated, and what I have come to love about foreign movies is that the movies are actually about the MOVIES, not the stars.


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