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Dragonfly is the story of a couple that wants to get away. They want to spend time together in peace. They want to put something behind them. There is no such place. Someone will always ... See full summary »

Director:

Marius Holst

Writers:

Ingvar Ambjørnsen (novel), Ingvar Ambjørnsen (short story "Natt Til Mørk Morgen") | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Kim Bodnia ... Eddie
Mikael Persbrandt ... Kullman
Maria Bonnevie ... Maria
Tord Peterson ... Sven
Thomas Skarpjordet Thomas Skarpjordet ... Thomas
Tintin Anderzon ... Kvinne i leilighet
Shanti Roney ... Mann i leilighet
Anastasios Soulis ... Gutt i leilighet
Willy Karlsson Willy Karlsson ... Butikkeier
Ulla-Britt Norrman-Olsson Ulla-Britt Norrman-Olsson ... Ekspeditrise
Tilda Wrange Tilda Wrange ... Baby
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Dragonfly is the story of a couple that wants to get away. They want to spend time together in peace. They want to put something behind them. There is no such place. Someone will always find you. Someday someone will be at your door. Dragonfly is the story of people who collide, after a long time in seperate lanes. Dragonfly is a modern chamber play, a triangle drama and a suspense story. A portrait of love and loyalty. Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Thriller

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Country:

Norway | Sweden

Language:

Swedish | Danish

Release Date:

September 2001 (Norway) See more »

Also Known As:

Tito är död See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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The soundtrack is written by Magne Furuholmen (keyboard player in the Norwegian band A-ha) and Kjetil Bjerkestrand. They also composed the soundtrack for the movie Ti kniver i hjertet (1994), which was also directed by Marius Holst. See more »

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Very thoughtful and entertaining
10 January 2006 | by PaulW-7See all my reviews

"Dragonfly" is a superbly acted Norwegian film that works at many levels. Ultimately its message is that we can only overcome feelings of anger, resentment, etc., by making changes within ourselves, not by trying to change other people's lives. If however you are not in the mood for introspection it still works well as a simple story. The characters are very real, and I find it hard to believe that they do not exist somewhere in Norway, which is always a sign of a good film.

I cannot however agree with the recommendation "If you like this title, we also recommend. What Lies Beneath", the two films could hardly be more different.


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