NORTH Following a nervous breakdown, ski athlete Jomar has isolated himself in a lonely existence as the guard of a ski park. When he learns that he might be the father of a child way up ... See full summary »
Rune Denstad Langlo
Anders Baasmo Christiansen,
Ulrik is reluctantly let out of prison after serving 12 years for murder. He has to cope with his gang, his ex, a few women - and a snitch. His son has a fiancé. Her family doesn't approve ... See full summary »
Mina is a young single mother living in Oslo with her 6 year old son Felix. She is of Norwegian Pakistani descent with a troubled family relationship. Constantly looking for love, Mina ... See full summary »
The honorable citizen Nils ploughs snow in the wild winter mountains of Norway, when his son is mistakenly murdered, Nils takes action, which ignites a war between the vegan gangster "the Count" and the Serbian mafia boss Papa.
Hans Petter Moland
Anders Baasmo Christiansen
A big city trip is the start of the end if a great friendship. At dawn the next day, nothing is like it was the day before. Even the best of friendships may grow, or fall, apart. How to know when to fight, or when to let a friend go?
Marte Germaine Christensen,
As the film opens, a doped-up Lea (Maria Bonnevie) makes an extremely bad impression on her baby daughter's foster parents; later, flashbacks reveal her disturbing youth and young adulthood... See full summary »
Having recently lost her sight, Ingrid retreats to the safety of her home - a place where she can feel in control, alone with her husband and her thoughts. But Ingrid's real problems lie ... See full summary »
Ellen Dorrit Petersen,
Rebecca is one of the world's top war photographers. She must weather a major emotional storm when her husband refuses to put up with her dangerous life any longer. He and their young ... See full summary »
Maria Doyle Kennedy,
It's been ten years since Anna fled her childhood home town, but when her grandmother dies, she has to go back. In the week up to the burial, she's confronted with what made her escaping, and who she was in her meetings with her grumpy grandfather and her deserted boyfriend. Written by
Norwegian screenwriter, producer and director Rune Denstad Langlo's second feature film which he wrote, premiered in Norway, was shot on locations in Åfjord, Sør-Trøndelag in Norway and Germany and is a Norwegian production which was produced by Norwegian producer and director Sigve Endresen and Norwegian producer Brede Hovland. It tells the story about a fashion designer named Anna who after returning to her home place to attend her grandmother's funeral with her literary grandfather, meets his neighbour named Arne, her former boyfriend named Håvard who lives with his daughter named Emma and manages a beach bar and a girl named Elise who works at a grocery store.
Precisely and subtly directed by Norwegian filmmaker Rune Denstad Langlo, this quietly paced fictional tale which is narrated from multiple viewpoints though mostly from the main character's point of view, draws a reflective portrayal of a woman's relationship with her Swedish grandfather who has a fondness for Germans, her Danish boyfriend named Mathias and her ex-boyfriend. While notable for its naturalistic, atmospheric and prominent milieu depictions, low-keyed production design by Norwegian production designer Kristine Wilhelmsen and sterling cinematography by Norwegian cinematographer Philip Øgaard, this narrative-driven story depicts two humane studies of character and contains a timely score by Norwegian composer Ola Kvernberg.
This modestly romantic and existentialistic drama which touches on several important themes and which is set during a summer in a coastal municipality in Norway where a woman comes closer to herself whilst she learns more about the history of her grandparents, is impelled and reinforced by its cogent narrative structure, substantial character development, subtle continuity, minimal use of instrumental music, endearing characters, sense of humor, charming and understated acting performances by Norwegian actress Marie Blokhus and the commendable acting performance by Swedish singer and actor Svein-Bertil Taube. A conversational, warm-hearted and tangible character piece and a fine representation of Southern Norway.
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