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Bread and Circus (2003)

Not Rated | | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy | Video 1 June 2012
One man's courage and will to break loose from the system, and the ability of one individual to bring down the kingdom.

Director:

Martin Loke

Writer:

Martin Loke (story)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Oliver Boullet Oliver Boullet ... Oliver
Miriam Johansson Miriam Johansson ... Miriam Johnsen / Mother Earth
Martin Loke ... The Normal One / Post 2 / Voice in speaker / Voice of Monks / Goat chewing
Magne Jahrestein Magne Jahrestein ... The King
Silje Andresen Silje Andresen ... The Princess (as Silje Andreasen)
Benjamin Rørstad Benjamin Rørstad ... Post 1 / First appearing monk
Lars Torp Lars Torp ... The fugitive - Old / Third appearing monk
Lars Erik Ringstad Nordrum Lars Erik Ringstad Nordrum ... The fugitive - Young
Lise Løke Lise Løke ... Second appearing monk / Girl going into anus
Hilde Løke Hilde Løke ... Woman in radioroom / Voice of Mother Earth
Fredrik Løke Fredrik Løke ... Exposed monk
Frank Løke Frank Løke ... Sleepy guard / A dreg of society
Eivind Pedersen Eivind Pedersen ... Butler
Andre Iversen Andre Iversen ... Guard 1 in front of King
Vegar Bakke Vegar Bakke ... Guard 2 in front of King
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Storyline

In a kingdom, a man is born as a child to Mother Earth. He's checked for normality, confirmed normal, and is let into the system. The man gets old, and the system has no use for him. So he's brought out to be executed. The man gets flashbacks, and understands what his life has been. So he hammers out a message on a piece of stone, for coming generations. Later, a couple finds the message, and journeys out to put an end to the oppressive system. Written by Daniel Loke

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Trivia

To avoid copyright problems the makers used old classic music in the film, like the works of Beethoven. See more »

Connections

References Apocalypse Now (1979) See more »

Soundtracks

Symphony No.9 in D Minor
Molto vivace
Written by Ludwig van Beethoven
Copyright Naxos
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gore and circus
24 April 2009 | by trashgangSee all my reviews

Well well, another OOP to search for. This splatter flick coming from the land of the vikings is really nice. It's surrealistic, that's a fact but there's also some black humor in it. For example, when a guy is a bit addicted to booze he puts the bottle up his....remembering that there's still some booze in it he pulls it back out of his..., do I need to say more. the main storyline is the fact that earth is giving birth to men through the womb of earth. But when a girl is sentenced back to the womb she has to go via the black hole, get it, of the earth. But the main course to watch it is the gore, no cheap effects, no blood just to see blood. The acting isn't that well at all times but if you can catch this splatterfest you will be satisfied.


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Country:

Norway

Language:

English | Norwegian

Release Date:

1 June 2012 (Norway) See more »

Also Known As:

Brød & Sirkus See more »

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Budget:

NOK600,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

Wring Wrong Films See more »
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Color:

Color
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