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Far North (2007)

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A soldier's unexpected arrival affects two women's simple existence.

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Gary Pillai ...
Ivar
Bjarne Østerud ...
Shaman (as Bjarne Osterud)
Sven Henriksen ...
Ivar's father
Neeru Agarwal ...
Ivar's mother
Per Egil Aske ...
Andrei
Håkan Niva ...
Slim
Espen Prestbakmo ...
Baldy
Jan Olav Dahl ...
Soldier
Tommy Silkavuopio ...
Soldier with Boat #1
Mark van de Weg ...
Soldier with Boat #2
Daniel Wilton ...
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In an indefinite time somewhere in the Arctic with Soviet soldiers, the nomads Saiva and her stepdaughter Anja are permanently moving seeking a safe place in the arctic tundra. They camp in a remote area far north where Saiva believes they will be safe and survive fishing and hunting reindeer and small animals. Their lives change when Saiva finds Loki, a frozen stranger that is dying in the ice. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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In this brutal land, a stranger threatens their survival.


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Rated R for some violent and disturbing content, and brief sexuality | See all certifications »

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Anja: Will you come with us?
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disturbing
20 October 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Rarely does a move disturb me and haunt my thoughts for any length of time. This one has.

I highly recommend.

I will have to watch again because I wasn't paying the greatest attention to the foreshadowing and buildup, I wasn't sure where the movie was going, but man what a 'trippy' flick when it all unravels.

The way this movie was done is really cool, I wondered why everything started so vaguely, and now I realize how well that vagueness lent itself to the overwhelmingly powerful emotion of this movie. Almost channeled it in fact.

I am amazed at the range of feelings I experienced from this movie and how my feeling changed for the characters. I attribute that to the sincere acting, the dramatic story line, and the vivid yet harsh visual aspects.


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