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The Art of Negative Thinking (2006)
"Kunsten å tenke negativt" (original title)

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The local disability support group visits an involuntary member, not realizing that it will bring them to a critical mass.

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The local disability support group visits an involuntary member, not realizing that it will bring them to a critical mass.

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3 November 2006 (Norway)  »

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He's a mean man, but he's my man
26 August 2008 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

This guy has it tough, no doubt about it. An accident put Geirr (Fridtjov Såheim) in a wheelchair, literally bringing his life to a standstill. Disability insurance has made him a wealthy man, but he spends his days locked in a darkened room, watching "Apocalypse Now", listening to "Folsom Prison Blues", doing dope and booze, following the example of the Man in Black himself in nearly every way. Geirr's girlfriend Ingvild (Kirsti Torhaug) tries to grin and bear it, but it's obvious she could use some help. Well, she isn't going to get it from Tori (Kjersti Holmen), an annoying Martha Stewart type self-help guru, or her flying circus of misfits. Instead, Geirr is about to teach the group a valuable lesson and serve them a "hot dog for your brain." Great performances. Extremely refreshing. Surprisingly violent. But these clowns, they had it coming. See it with your kids.


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