MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 8,572 this week

Wolf (2008)
"Varg" (original title)

6.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.2/10 from 997 users  
Reviews: 6 user | 4 critic

An examination of how the traditions of the Sami villagers in northern Sweden is confronted with modern day society.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 3003 titles
created 21 Jul 2011
 
a list of 100 titles
created 13 Nov 2011
 
a list of 1136 titles
created 14 Nov 2011
 
a list of 602 titles
created 26 Dec 2011
 
a list of 1049 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Wolf" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Wolf (2008)

Wolf (2008) on IMDb 6.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Wolf.
2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Dark World (2010)
Fantasy | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

In Russia, the mystic student of linguistic Marina Leonova is in love with her boyfriend Artur. However, he blows her off and dates their schoolmate Vika. When their class travels to the ... See full summary »

Director: Anton Megerdichev
Stars: Svetlana Ivanova, Ivan Zhidkov, Elena Panova
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

World famous singer-songwriter Thomas Jacob is based in Los Angeles. He is a very successful man who has burned a lot of bridges. He lives and breathes music and very little else. When ... See full summary »

Director: Pernille Fischer Christensen
Stars: Mikael Persbrandt, Trine Dyrholm, Birgitte Hjort Sørensen
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Yvon Rance, a born hairdresser and an elegant middle-aged man with a perfect toupee, reigns in his native Brittany over a clientèle of little old ladies. But his main reason for living, his... See full summary »

Director: Gérard Jugnot
Stars: Gérard Jugnot, Bérénice Bejo, Sabine Haudepin
Anima persa (1977)
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Bizarre events keep occurring in an old mansion, and it's soon obvious that something mysterious is up in the attic.

Director: Dino Risi
Stars: Vittorio Gassman, Catherine Deneuve, Danilo Mattei
Fukssvansen (2001)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Dennis and Carl are brothers who live on a small farm in the Danish countryside. None too bright, Dennis wants a girlfriend for Christmas. Carl makes sure that Dennis gets just that when he... See full summary »

Director: Niels Arden Oplev
Stars: Martin Buch, Anders W. Berthelsen, Sidse Babett Knudsen
À ce soir (2004)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

The four days following the death of a small town doctor, seen through the eyes of Nelly, his wife, a nurse.

Director: Laure Duthilleul
Stars: Sophie Marceau, Antoine Chappey, Fabio Zenoni
Odjuret (TV Movie 2012)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Director: Daniel Alfredson
Stars: Ola Rapace, Philomène Grandin, Peter Dalle
The Disciple (2013)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Director: Ulrika Bengts
Stars: Erik Lönngren, Patrik Kumpulainen, Niklas Groundstroem
Straydogs (1999)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Vildhundarna is a drama far away from the Swedish reality. It's about four young people on the outermost, with norms dispersed, the only survivors in a nameless city, in a nameless country.... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Alfredson
Stars: Mark Bagnall, Kevin Knapman, Michael Legge
Go with Me (2015)
Thriller

An ex-logger comes to the aid of a woman who returns to her hometown in the Pacific Northwest and finds herself harassed and stalked by a former cop turned crime lord.

Director: Daniel Alfredson
Stars: Anthony Hopkins
Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Director: John Dixon
Stars: Jon Blake, Mark Hembrow, Nikki Coghill
Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A serial-killer attacks and murders young girls in the public parks of Stockholm. The police has trouble finding any evidence to find the killer. But when a newsstand is robbed in one of ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Alfredson
Stars: Gösta Ekman, Kjell Bergqvist, Rolf Lassgård
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Klemens
Robin Lundberg ...
Nejla
Rolf Degerlund ...
Mats
Marie Delleskog ...
Anita
Gustav Kling ...
Pe Nisj
Inga Sarri ...
Risten
Svante Martin ...
Henningsson
Bo Samuelsson ...
Elias (as Bo Samuelson)
Anitta Suikkari ...
Guro
Sven Henriksen ...
Dorj
Nils-Josef Labba ...
Fjellström (as Nils Josef Labba)
Åke Arvidsson ...
Poliskollegan
Annika Nordin ...
Åklagaren
Aksel Morisse ...
Advokaten Westin
Karl Zerpe ...
Ola
Edit

Storyline

An examination of how the traditions of the Sami villagers in northern Sweden is confronted with modern day society.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

| |

Language:

|

Release Date:

4 April 2008 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Farkas  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

€2,350,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

The sponsor Milko is mentioned twice in the "Thanks to" section in the credits. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Right on spot
8 January 2011 | by (Northern Värmland, Sweden) – See all my reviews

Most people who have seen this movie live in urbanised areas and will probably not be able to connect to this movie in the same way as we who have to deal with this on a daily basis. I watched it because of Stormare being one of the finest actors.

The movie shows what the Swedish Government prioritises and in this case it is the wolf. Other cases have been reported in Swedish media where farm animal owners got imprisoned for protecting their cattle. It took a few years for the government to realise that this wouldn't hold and they changed the law making it now possible to defend and protect ones cattle from carnivores (even pets).

The movie was shot prior to the legislative change but nevermind this still today our government spends millions for one wolf rather than protecting the people who suffer most. This movie shows the conflict the way we know it as of today and I think it is a shame that not more people abroad have been able to watch it.

I think they succeeded very well by focusing on what in their eyes seemed important. After all, they wanted to get a message across and this they succeed with. All investigation details where not their main concern but the fact that one is treated as if he'd killed a human being is quite concerning.

In my village a hunter shot a wolf protecting a hunting dog and he got treated like a murderer. City lawyers with no connection to nature or rural areas shall judge this person in a couple of month. Fair? This is exactly what this movie is about. It leaves you with this question. Is it fair that one has to lose everything in order to save one wolf?


5 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Wolf (2008) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?