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Thale -- Norwegian folklore turns out to be real when Leo and Elvis encounter Thale in a basement. A regular cleaning job turns into a struggle for survival, while they're trying to figure out what or who Thale is.

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Release Date:
17 February 2012 (Norway) See more »
Tagline:
In a cellar, dark and deep, I lay my dearest down to sleep; A secret they would like to keep.
Plot:
Norwegian folklore turns out to be real when Leo and Elvis encounter Thale in a basement. A regular cleaning job turns into a struggle for survival... See more » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
1 win See more »
User Reviews:
For a low budget it was great. See more (26 total) »

Cast

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Silje Reinåmo ... Thale

Erlend Nervold ... Elvis

Jon Sigve Skard ... Leo

Morten Andresen ... Hvittkledd
Roland Astrand ... Voice (voice) (as Roland Åstrand)

Sunniva Lien ... Thale, ung

Directed by
Aleksander Nordaas 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Aleksander Nordaas 

Produced by
Tore Fredrik Dreyer .... executive producer
Gudrun Giddings .... executive producer
Lars Andreas Hellebust .... executive producer
Camilla Fredrikke Jæger .... associate producer
Lars L. Marøy .... executive producer
Aleksander Nordaas .... associate producer
Bendik Heggen Strønstad .... producer
 
Original Music by
Raymond Enoksen 
Geirmund Simonsen 
 
Cinematography by
Aleksander Nordaas 
 
Film Editing by
Aleksander Nordaas 
 
Art Direction by
Alen Grujic 
 
Set Decoration by
Aleksander Nordaas 
 
Production Management
Tom Joelsen .... post-production manager
 
Sound Department
Marius Berntzen .... adr dialogue recordist
Marius Berntzen .... foley recordist
Kasper Val Bjerregård Larsen .... sound re-recording mixer
Thomas Angell Endresen .... sound designer
Stig Holte .... sound effects editor
Erik S. Watland .... foley artist
 
Visual Effects by
Mats Andersen .... digital colourist
Fredrik Arntzen .... visual effects coordinator
Morten Jacobsen .... visual effects supervisor
Jimmy Johansson .... rigging td
Hans Jørgen Kjærnet .... shading technical director
Nikolai Lockertsen .... animation supervisor
Nikolai Lockertsen .... concept artist
Thea Matland .... animator
Håvard Munkejord .... modelling/texturing
Magnus Pettersson .... effects technical director
Magnus Pettersson .... lighting technical director
Jan Ivar Solås .... digital compositor
 
Editorial Department
Terje Kjetil Gillebo .... dcp technician
Dylan Richard Hopkin .... on-line editor: trailer
Donovan Kosters .... dcp mastering (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Simen Nyland .... production staff
 
Thanks
Sigmund Elias Holm .... thanks
Uri Levanon .... special thanks
 

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76 min
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Elvis:[Speaking to Leo, English subtitle] How long did they give you?See more »
Movie Connections:
Followed by Thale 2 (????)See more »

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10 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
For a low budget it was great., 19 October 2012
Author: Constantinescu Andreea from Romania

I've seen a lot of low budget movies but this one would have made a great movie if it had more funds. It starts with the friendship between Leo and Elvis who work together. You can see the opposite chemistry in them when Elvis seems to be the more emotional, soft sided type and Leo is the one more calm, more tough that keeps it all together. The journey takes them to a basement where they find a woman named "Thale", the huldra. Despite other reviews of the movie concentrated more on misoginism i see it as this. The huldra appears first as a frail woman, naked which for her seemed natural and defenceless which would be psichologically a natural state. She had just lost the one taking care of her and met with the two strangers after no contact with other humans . The storyline of the movie is pretty good but a bit lost also . The author did a great job in telling the huldra's story and why she was like she was but the narration from the tapes and of her description is actually wrong. The huldra only acted violent when threatened which was a primary instinct but in the end it only shows that she was unknowledgable to the world around her and had her own sense of right and wrong.

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