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Roar Uthaug


Roar Uthaug is a Norwegian film director. He is best known for Tomb Raider (2018), The Wave (2015), Cold Prey (2006) and Escape (2012). Uthaug was born in August 25, 1973. In 2002 he graduated from the Norwegian Film School. His directorial debut was Cold Prey/Fritt Vilt in 2006. In 2018 he directed the Tomb Raider reboot starring Alicia Vikander. See full bio »

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Tomb Raider Director
(2018)
The Wave Director
(2015)
Escape Director
(2012)
Cold Prey Director
(2006)

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 2018 Tomb Raider (directed by)
 2016 Mammon (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Miklagard (2016)
 2015 The Wave
 2012 Hellfjord (TV Mini Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.7 (2012)
 2012 Escape
 2009 Magic Silver
 2006 Cold Prey
 2002 Regjeringen Martin (Short)
 1998 A Fistful of Kebab (Short)
 1996 DX13036 (Short)
 1994 En aften i det gronne (Short)
 1993 Snørr (Short)
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[on The Wave (2015)] This [the tsunami] will actually happen there one day. There is this crack in the mountainside out in the fjord, and it keeps expanding each year and at some point it will cause a huge rockslide into the fjord and they will have ten minutes before the wave reaches Geiranger. So we wanted to stay true to the facts - to what geologists think will be the facts one day. And, of ... See more »

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Started out making music-videoes in his teens, to music of his own creation. See more »

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