NFF 2016by Wordsmith | created - 08 Nov 2016 | updated - 04 Apr 2017 | Public
All movies (that I could find) which play at the Northern Film Festival 2016 (9-13 November)
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1. Fyrir framan annað fólk (I) (2016)
90 min | Comedy
Hubert is an introvert that works in advertising who meets a girl whom he starts dating and like any relationship it has its ups and downs.
4. I, Daniel Blake (2016)
R | 100 min | Drama
After having suffered a heart-attack, a 59-year-old carpenter must fight the bureaucratic forces of the system in order to receive Employment and Support Allowance.
Votes: 45,331 | Gross: $0.26M
5. Martha & Niki (2016)
90 min | Documentary
Martha Nabwire and Niki Tsappos took part in the biggest international Street Dance Competition, Juste Debout in Paris. It was the first time ever two women became World Champions in Hip Hop.
6. Mellow Mud (2016)
106 min | Drama
Abandoned by their mother and stuck in a miserable living situation, 17-year old Raya and her adolescent brother Robis must decide between an orphanage or the guardianship of their grandmother, whom they despise.
7. Men & Chicken (2015)
Not Rated | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Two outcast brothers, through getting to know their unknown family, discover a horrible truth about themselves and their relatives.
Votes: 9,331 | Gross: $0.03M
9. Other Girls (2015)
90 min | Drama
Four 18-year-old girls Jessica, Jenny, Taru and Aino are on the verge of adulthood as they lose their innocence and, at times, their faith. Based on the story of four 18-year-old girls from... See full summary »
10. Rebels (2015)
91 min | Documentary
European statistics shows that every 6th youth between 18 and 24 drops out of school before finishing their upper high school education. Meet four Norwegians who have become high school dropouts.
11. Revenge (2015)
100 min | Drama, Thriller
In Western Norway, Rebekka is looking for retribution. Under false identity, she seeks out her deceased sister's violator and embeds herself into his idyllic family to now destroy his life.
12. Sparrows (2015)
99 min | Drama
Ari's teenage lifestyle in the big city is disrupted as he is sent by his mother to live with his uninvolved father and his grandmother in a small fishing village.
13. The Here After (2015)
102 min | Drama
When John returns home to his father after serving time in prison, he is looking forward to starting his life afresh. However, in the local community his crime is neither forgotten nor forgiven.
14. The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki (2016)
Unrated | 92 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
The true story of Olli Mäki, the famous Finnish boxer who had a shot at the 1962 World Featherweight title.
15. The Islands and the Whales (2016)
81 min | Documentary
The whale hunters of the Faroe Islands believe that hunting is vital to their way of life, but, when a local professor makes a grim discovery about the effects of marine pollution, environmental changes threaten their way of life forever.
Director: Mike Day
16. The Last King (2016)
R | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
In the year 1206 Norway is raged by civil war. The King's illegitimate infant son, Håkon Håkonsson, which half the kingdom wants killed off, is guarded in secrecy by two men. A story which changed the course of the country's history.
Votes: 5,853 | Gross: $0.01M
17. 2 Nights Till Morning (2015)
84 min | Drama, Romance
One-night stand between two strangers without a common language takes an unexpected turn when an ash cloud from a volcano prevents all flights from taking off.
18. All the Beauty (2016)
91 min | Drama
Ten years after the breakup Sarah arrives at her ex-husbands summer cabin. He's writing on a play, and wants her to contribute. Sarah would love to, until she realizes that the play is about their years together.
19. Beyond Sleep (2016)
108 min | Drama
A young geologist ventures out into the vast tundra of northern Norway to finish his research on meteorite craters, only to get hopelessly lost in both the wilderness and his own mind.
20. Bill (I) (2015)
PG | 94 min | Comedy, Family, History
What really happened during Shakespeare's 'Lost Years'? Hopeless lute player Bill Shakespeare leaves his home to follow his dream.
22. Doing Good (2016)
99 min | Documentary
Margreth Olin has filmed 22 persons i their meeting with the well known voluntary healer Joralf Gjerstad. For 65 years more than 50.000 has gone to him to be healed from illnesses and ill-doings. He has never asked for a penny for this.
23. A Real Vermeer (2016)
115 min | Biography, Drama, History
The life story of Dutch painter Han van Meegeren, from his beginnings as a rebellious young artist in 1920s Amsterdam to his rise to infamy as one of the most ingenious art forgers of all time.
24. Grand Hotel (2016)
95 min | Comedy, Drama
About a pompous, aging alcoholic and a tourettes-inflicted ten-year-old boy who are forced to spend a week together at a high-end hotel. The only thing these two have in common is that they are both difficult to like. The hotel serves as their shared escape from the outside world and the problems it presents.
25. Granny's Dancing on the Table (2015)
89 min | Drama
Eini grows up isolated from society in the woods together with her controlling and abusive father. Stories about her granny and Eini's invincible fantasy enables her to create a world within, from which she can draw her strength to survive.
28. The Swedish Theory of Love (2015)
90 min | Documentary
Internationally Sweden is seen as a perfect society, a role model and a symbol of the highest achievements of human progress. The Swedish Theory of Love digs into the true nature of Swedish... See full summary »
29. The Wave (2015)
R | 105 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Although anticipated, no one is really ready when the mountain pass above the scenic, narrow Norwegian fjord Geiranger collapses and creates an 85-meter high violent tsunami. A geologist is one of those caught in the middle of it.
Votes: 29,121 | Gross: $0.18M
30. Waterboys (2016)
89 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Both newly single, a Dutch crime author and his cellist son attempt to rekindle their feeble bond as the latter joins the former on a publicity trip to Scotland.
32. Anisoara (2016)
106 min | Drama
Anishoara is a 15 year old girl, who lives in a beautiful old village in Moldova. She raises without mother and for several years she cares for her little brother Andrei and her drinking ... See full summary »
33. Chevalier (2015)
Unrated | 105 min | Comedy, Drama
A fishing trip in the Aegean Sea among a sextet of friends becomes the perfect setting for a relentless contest of male dominance. Everything can spark a fierce competition; but, only one can wear the precious chevalier. Who will it be?
Votes: 3,658 | Gross: $0.03M
34. The Next Skin (2016)
TV-MA | 103 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A teenager who went missing and was presumed dead returns home after eight years to find a family deeply affected by his disappearance. Gradually, doubts arise about whether he really is the missing boy or an impostor.
35. Seasons (2015)
PG | 96 min | Documentary
Jacques Perrin and Jacques Cluzaud return to the lush green forests, when the ice retreated, and the cycle of seasons was established. SEASONS is the awe-inspiring tale of the long shared history that binds humankind and nature.
Votes: 1,332 | Gross: $0.12M
36. Perfect Strangers (2016)
97 min | Comedy, Drama
Seven long-time friends get together for a dinner. When they decide to share with each other the content of every text message, email and phone call they receive, many secrets start to unveil and the equilibrium trembles.
37. The Student (2016)
Unrated | 118 min | Drama
Contemporary Russia. A high school student becomes convinced that the world has been lost to evil, and begins to challenge the morals and beliefs of the adults around him.
Votes: 4,027 | Gross: $0.00M
38. The Teacher (2016)
Unrated | 102 min | Comedy, Drama
Since the arrival of the new teacher, Maria Drazdechova, to a Bratislava suburban school in the year of 1983, life has turned upside down for students and parents. The teacher's corrupted ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,245 | Gross: $0.06M
39. Toni Erdmann (2016)
R | 162 min | Comedy, Drama
A practical joking father tries to reconnect with his hard working daughter by creating an outrageous alter ego and posing as her CEO's life coach.
Votes: 39,022 | Gross: $1.48M
41. Zoology (2016)
Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Drama
Middle-aged zoo worker Natasha still lives with her mother in a small coastal town. She is stuck and it seems that life has no surprises for her until one day - she grows a tail and turns her life around.
42. Lake Bodom (2016)
Not Rated | 85 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Every camper's worst nightmare came true at Lake Bodom in 1960 when four teenagers were stabbed to death while sleeping in their tent.
44. Mother (2016)
89 min | Drama, Thriller
This darkly comic crime mystery set in small-town Estonia centers on Elsa, the mother and full time caretaker of Lauri, a teacher who has been in a coma since being shot under shadowy ... See full summary »
46. Vincent (I) (2016)
121 min | Comedy, Drama
Vincent (17) wants to commit suicide as to take a stand against the problems of the world today. His giddy French aunt makes it her mission to save him. Only she's not without problems herself..
47. Freaks (1932)
Not Rated | 64 min | Drama, Horror
A circus' beautiful trapeze artist agrees to marry the leader of side-show performers, but his deformed friends discover she is only marrying him for his inheritance.