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Oslo, August 31st (2011)
"Oslo, 31. august" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  31 August 2011 (Norway)
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One day in the life of Anders, a young recovering drug addict, who takes a brief leave from his treatment center to interview for a job and catch up with old friends in Oslo.

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Ingrid Olava ...
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Øystein
Andreas Braaten ...
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Bettina Fleischer ...
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Emil Lund ...
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Tone Beate Mostraum ...
Tove
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Øystein Røger ...
David
Kjærsti Odden Skjeldal ...
Mirjam
Iselin Steiro
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One day in the life of Anders, a young recovering drug addict, who takes a brief leave from his treatment center to interview for a job and catch up with old friends in Oslo.

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$9,564 (USA) (25 May 2012)

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$100,713 (USA) (14 September 2012)
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The demolition of the 15-story Philips Building in Oslo is shown early in the movie. The building was destroyed April 30 2000. See more »

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need to escape
15 October 2012 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

bitter, cold, gray, powerful. pictures of disillusion. search of yourself in a strange world. desire of new beginning. close doors. out sense meetings. pain and drops of hope. the life has unique sense. the past can not be present or future. the force source of story is its universal value. Anders may be everybody. his trip to a little sense of existence or only for a realistic form of consolation is part of each man or woman. maybe, not so painful. he can be one of Dostoievsky characters. or only a Tchekov page silhouette. but he is more. he is a hero of our time. a kind of Sisif. or only his remains. few beautiful images. a magnificent performance of Anders Danielsen Lie. and a town as skin of fall. nothing else. only a room, a piano, a lake and last day of summer - perfect scene for last step.


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