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Troubled Water -- Jan, recently released from prison after serving time for the murder of a child, has always maintained his innocence and is ready to put the past behind him. A gifted organist, he takes a job at an Oslo church under his middle name, Thomas. His talent and gentle manner quickly earn him the respect of his superiors, as well as the love of the pastor, Anna. Thomas even overcomes his initial panic to return the affection of Anna's young son, Jens. But his past catches up with him when Agnes, a local teacher, comes to the church on a school visit and recognizes the organist as Jan, the young man who was convicted for the murder of her son.

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26 September 2008 (Norway) See more »
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A man convicted in his teens for killing a child is released on parole. He finds work as a church organist... See more » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
4 wins & 5 nominations See more »
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Traverse City fest taps 'Water'
 (From The Hollywood Reporter. 14 July 2009, 5:00 AM, PDT)

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Directed by
Erik Poppe 
 
Writing credits
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Harald Rosenløw-Eeg  (as Harald Rosenløw Eeg)

Produced by
Jim Frazee .... executive producer
Finn Gjerdrum .... producer
Torleif Hauge .... executive producer
Peter Holthausen .... co-producer
Ørjan Karlsen .... line producer
Stein B. Kvae .... producer
Mads Olsen .... executive producer
Erik Poppe .... executive producer
Pontus Sjöman .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
Johan Söderqvist 
 
Cinematography by
Ingeborg Klyve (b-roll)
John Christian Rosenlund 
 
Film Editing by
Einar Egeland 
 
Casting by
Øystein Kjennerud 
 
Production Design by
Kristine Wilhelmsen 
 
Art Direction by
Kristine Wilhelmsen 
 
Set Decoration by
Olivier Marcouiller (decorator)
Karen Søndrol 
 
Costume Design by
Anne Pedersen 
 
Makeup Department
Eros Codinas .... makeup artist
Sara Refsdal .... assistant makeup artist
 
Production Management
Anette Ruud Andersen .... production secretary
Kjersti Thorstad .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Dag Mørk .... assistant director
James Velasquez .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Pål Fossen .... carpenter
Tom Gammelsrød .... construction manager
Helen Hazeland .... props
Raymond Johansen .... storyboard artist
Reinert Kiil .... assistant property master
Reinert Kiil .... props
Rolf Kise .... carpenter
Kare Martens .... graphic design
Tord Moberg .... props
Eivind Stoud Platou .... graphic design
Caroline Størmer .... set dresser
 
Sound Department
Ingar Asdahl .... sound effects editor
Hugo Ekornes .... sound re-recording mixer
Hugo Ekornes .... supervising sound editor
Roy Fenstad .... foley artist
Håkon Garpestad .... sound recordist
Eirik Ingebricson .... foley recordist
Ad Stoop .... sound recordist
Ad Stoop .... sound
 
Special Effects by
Duncan Jarman .... special effects makeup
Rick Marr .... special effects supervisor
 
Visual Effects by
Torgeir Busch .... visual effects
Bente Santi Helle .... digital recording
Aksel Jermstad .... visual effects artist
Espen Skjørdal .... visual effects
 
Stunts
Reinert Kiil .... stunt driver
Kimmo Rajala .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Paal Steadi Aleksander .... Steadicam operator (as Pål Odden)
Morten Halfstad Forsberg .... lighting technician (as Morten Halfstad)
Pål Bugge Haagenrud .... additional camera operator
Stian Jorde .... gaffer
Jon Arne Jørgensen .... lighting technician
Chris Karlstad .... lighting technician
Ingeborg Klyve .... first assistant camera
Tom Kopperud .... first assistant camera: second camera
Janne Lindgren .... assistant camera
Janne Lindgren .... still photographer
Robin Ottersen .... second assistant camera: second unit
Knut K. Pedersen .... Steadicam operator
Pål Ulvik Rokseth .... second assistant camera
Joachim Foss Rønning .... lighting technician
Johannes Selvaag .... lighting technician
Martin Solvang .... lighting technician
Patrik Säfström .... camera operator: second unit (as Patrick Sæfström)
Håkon Sørensen .... grip assistant
Petter Sørnæs .... grip
Pål Tohje .... grip assistant
Stig Tonheim .... lighting technician
Roger Tooley .... Steadicam operator
Stig Tvenge .... lighting technician
 
Casting Department
Ingvild Evjemo .... extras casting
Iram Haq .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Elin Langhoff .... set costumer
Camilla Lindblom .... set costumer
 
Editorial Department
Andrzej Kiwala .... color timer
Gry Marhaug .... assistant editor
Liv Risvaag .... colorist
Kjersti Thorstad .... post-production coordinator
Camilla Holst Vea .... film scanning
 
Music Department
Peter Fuchs .... scoring mixer
Uno Helmersson .... assistant composer
Johan Husvik .... music clearence
Iver Kleive .... composer: organ music
Iver Kleive .... musician: organ
 
Other crew
Henrik Dyb Zwart .... production assistant
Eirikur Granneman .... production assistant (as Eirikur Grønnemann)
Simen Hauge Paulsen .... production assistant
Kornelia Lund .... project coordinator
Per Nielsen .... advisor
Lisa Ohlin .... film consultant
Mohamed Saidali .... production assistant
Soad Saidali .... production coordinator
Gunnhild Saur .... project coordinator
Espen Skjetne .... project manager
Stephen St. Peter .... production assistant
Hege Stabell .... location manager
Ingunn Sundelin .... marketing manager
Kristin Tangström .... production secretary
Ingrid Wiese .... script supervisor
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"DeUsynlige" - Norway (original title)
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Runtime:
115 min
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2.35 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Argentina:16 | Netherlands:12 | Portugal:M/16 | Sweden:11 | Switzerland:12 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:12 (canton of Vaud)

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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Fascinating Nowegian film, 29 March 2014
Author: SnoopyStyle

Jan Thomas Hansen (Pål Sverre Hagen) is in prison for killing a child during his teens. He is released on parole and finds work as a church organist. He befriends the priest Anna and her young son. His victim's mother Agnes (Trine Dyrholm) accidentally spots him in the church as his troubled past resurfaces to cause chaos.

It has a slow plodding pace for most of the movie. The lead is playing the quiet character very close to the vest. It doesn't allow much tension into the first half of the movie. When Agnes is put into the movie, it is a bit of ticking clock for the audience as we wait for the inevitable confrontation. The first half already lays out what is going to happen in much of the second half. Maybe it went one step too far by telling us that the boy goes missing. Nevertheless there is a realism in the performances by both leads. The movie gets much more fascinating with the two characters on the same screen.

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