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Hilmir Snær Guðnason,
Hanna María Karlsdóttir
I saw this today, at the Norwegian Film Festival here in Haugesund, Norway. I don't mean to step on any toes, and I really do not mean to disrespect any of the people involved in this movie, but it was total rubbish.
The hour and sixteen minutes seemed like four long hours, and several people left during the screening. At one point I was convinced that the problem had to me - that I just didn't get it, or something - but my opinion was the consensus among all the people I spoke to directly after.
As the credits started to appear when it was over, someone on the row behind me said "thank god!" and I had to agree.
Even though I don't understand it, I accept that there might be a market for movies like this out there, and I suppose a film festival would be the place to find it, but that alone won't keep me from speaking my mind.
I was desperately waiting for this to turn into some kind of Scandinavian version of Falling Down (with Michael Douglas,) but it didn't. Instead it made you, the viewer, desperate for the thing to end
and had you just on the edge of seriously considering something bad
to have it do so.
A more tedious flick is hard to find. In fact - I bet you can't.
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