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The Bothersome Man (2006)
"Den brysomme mannen" (original title)

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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 Aurvaag)
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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
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Tanja Dahlø ...
Kollega 2
Hanne Dieserud ...
Azur Kvinnen
Dag Håvard Engebråten ...
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Jan Egil Engnes ...
Forvalter 3
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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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Notturno (Lyric Suite, Op. 54)
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This movie is so true
19 January 2008 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie yesterday and can't stop thinking about it. I moved to Norway four months ago, and have tried ever since to find the origin of the strange emptiness i felt. When I saw this film I was striken with the brilliant snapshot of this society. Yes, this is all true!!! I too found a great job with a great pay, and I live with my norwegian boyfriend in a nice apartment downtown. But, so far everyone I have met have left me with that tasteless, empty feeling I had never had before

  • this is what this movie is about. Dinner parties with nothing to say


to each other but emotionless comments, long silences, no stress, a creepy calm, and frozen smiles of niceness. This Scandinavian nightmare is perfectly rendered in Den Brysomme mannen. See this movie!!!


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