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A young woman spends an adventurous winter with a trapper on Spitsbergen.

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Stijn Coninx
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Cast

Credited cast:
Francesca Vanthielen Francesca Vanthielen ... Ellen
Joachim Król ... Lars
Rick Engelkes Rick Engelkes ... Robbert
Reidar Sørensen Reidar Sørensen ... Ragnar
Rodney Beddal Rodney Beddal ... Jaromir
Marit Bolling Marit Bolling ... Saleswoman
Karin Lunden ... Irina
Morten Røhrt Morten Røhrt ... Pilot 1
Per Skjølsvik Per Skjølsvik ... Pilot 2
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yana Yanezic ... Gaumata
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Trapper Lars is living on Spitsbergen, an island far north of Norway. His life consists mainly of hunting and fishing for survival. Being in peace with his environment, the sudden arrival of Ellen, a student, is quite a disturbing event. Lars, who permitted her to visit and live with him during the dark and cold winter in the first place, soon is challenged by her attraction and also by her strict will only to gain experience. The relation between the two unalike persons - who don't even have a language in common - is stressed from the beginning, and when Ragnar, another trapper, comes over, the situation is about to change. Written by Julian Reischl <julianreischl@mac.com>

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The only way through the darkness is together


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English | Norwegian | Russian

Release Date:

29 January 1998 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

Licht See more »

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Dolby SR

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2.35 : 1
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good movie
22 May 1999 | by ferdi-5See all my reviews

good movie about a relation between man and woman in a desolate (somewhere the north) surrounding. one thing that i did not like was when 'it' finally happens it looks like a cheap sex movie, in my opinion they had to cut that part. for the rest, great movie!


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