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Apprentice to Murder (1988)

PG-13 | | Drama, Horror, Mystery | 1989 (Norway)
Fire-and-brimstone preacher sees Satan everywhere, trains gullible young boy to "detect" evil, and the two of them commit several murders in the name of Jesus. Based on a true story.

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Ralph L. Thomas
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Donald Sutherland ... John Reese
Chad Lowe ... Billy Kelly
Mia Sara ... Alice Spangler
Knut Husebø Knut Husebø ... Lars Hoeglin
Rutanya Alda ... Elma Kelly
Eddie Jones ... Tom Kelly
Mark Burton Mark Burton ... Clay Myers
Adrian Sparks ... Irwin Myers
Tiger Haynes Tiger Haynes ... Rufus
Minnie Gentry Minnie Gentry ... Mam Isobel
Blain Fairman Blain Fairman ... Foreman
Mert Hatfield Mert Hatfield ... Sheriff
Keith Edwards Keith Edwards ... Cop 1
Chris Langman Chris Langman ... Patterson
Lars Hiller Lars Hiller ... Prouty
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Fire-and-brimstone preacher sees Satan everywhere, trains gullible young boy to "detect" evil, and the two of them commit several murders in the name of Jesus. Based on a true story. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Canada | USA | Norway

Language:

English

Release Date:

1989 (Norway) See more »

Also Known As:

Long Lost Friend See more »

Filming Locations:

Bergen, Hordaland, Norway See more »

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Gross USA:

$466,369
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Mono

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Filmed in Bergen, Norway
30 August 2006 | by tjff77See all my reviews

Just want to ad that much of the movie is filmed at the west coast of Norway and in the city Bergen.

I probably liked the movie because of that... The buildings and landscape fits the movie well. Based on how religious some people were in some areas at the west coast (maybe still are), and how strong some believe in the super-natural, the story gets a good framing from the Norwegian nature.

Some of the landscapes are probably gone to day, farming areas are becoming suburbs, and the cities are growing. But you may still find some buildings, and the scenes from the center of Bergen are almost identical to day.


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