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Skumringslandet (2014)

The investigation of a mysterious serial-killer in a mountain village, set in Norway in the mid 1300's.

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Leif Nygaard ...
Vilhelm
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Bergtor
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Rabbi Dunbar
Sverre Anker Ousdal ...
Gardar
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Sysselmannen
Nils Utsi ...
Finnjerv
Elisabeth Sand ...
Hildegunn
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Ansgar
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lars Mogens Aase ...
Chef
Thomas Aske Berg
Gerd Julie Fjell ...
Nun
Marianne Mæland Fredbo
Fredrik Finne Halvorsen ...
Villager
Espen Hana ...
The Innkeeper
Jan Håkon Hansen ...
Villager
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The investigation of a mysterious serial-killer in a mountain village, set in Norway in the mid 1300's.

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In medieval Europe it's more than plague that ravaged the lands.

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Crime | Fantasy | Mystery

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10 October 2014 (Norway)  »

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The Veil of Twilight  »

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NOK 8,500,000 (estimated)
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During a location shoot of a storm, three of the crew members were washed off shore by a massive wave. The storm, named "Berit", was one of the biggest in Norway's recorded history. See more »

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Nice scenery, pretty visuals. Some bad acting and a little poor direction though.
9 February 2016 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

First let me give my condolences to the families and friends of the two casualties of this movie. Daniel Henriksbø and Mats Bjarg.

OK. Skumringslandet isn't a horrible movie, but there are some problems.

I think it looks very good. Great atmosphere. Nice scenery. It must be at least partly because of Pål Sterud! I'm sure of it. Someone promote that dude! Skumringslandet has some sweet looking visuals, and it looks authentic. It made me think about how it must have been living in those times. Good stuff.

Unfortunately the direction isn't the best. It jumps here and there and lacks the proper build up in several scenes. The main actor isn't as good an actor as he should be either, which is kind of a shame. He has this stare, like a lot. You just don't really feel for the guy. Sverre Anker Ousdal although not bad, unfortunately quite can't handle his dialect, also a shame. The highlight acting-wise is Kim Bodnia. He's solid. Ewen Bremner is also fun.

So, all in all not too shabby, but it won't go down as a classic.

That Pål Sterud, though. Good job!


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