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Uno (2004)

Not Rated | | Drama | 10 September 2004 (Norway)
Uno is a story from inner-city Oslo about David, a twentyfive-year-old with few prospects for the future. His days are spent hanging around with petty criminals at an inner-city gym. Still,... See full summary »

Directors:

Aksel Hennie, John Andreas Andersen (co-director)

Writer:

Aksel Hennie
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Cast

Credited cast:
Aksel Hennie ... David
Nicolai Cleve Broch ... Morten
Bjørn Floberg Bjørn Floberg ... Jarle
Espen Juul Kristiansen Espen Juul Kristiansen ... Kjetil
Ahmed Zeyan Ahmed Zeyan ... Khuram
Martin Skaug Martin Skaug ... Lars
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Einar Broch Einar Broch ... Begravelseagent
Aida Frusan Aida Frusan ... Salima
Morten Hennie Morten Hennie ... Far
Gunnar Lien Holsten Gunnar Lien Holsten ... Policeman 2
Rina Kelly ... Miriam Larsen
Jørgen Langhelle ... Police officer
Anne Moen Anne Moen ... Mona's Friend
Liv Bernhoft Osa Liv Bernhoft Osa ... Mona
Bibi Razia Bibi Razia ... Khuram's Mother
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Storyline

Uno is a story from inner-city Oslo about David, a twentyfive-year-old with few prospects for the future. His days are spent hanging around with petty criminals at an inner-city gym. Still, it's better than home: His father is terminally ill, his brother is mentally handicapped, and he's unable to connect with his mother.But then, as his father is on his deathbed, the gym is raided by the police. David chooses to betray his friends in the hope of reaching his father for a last farewell. But it's too late. With his father dead and his mother grief-stricken, he's also forced to take responsibility for his brother on top of fighting off his former underworld friends. The crisis makes David realize what's truly important in his life: his family. He starts assuming responsibility for both his past and his future. By losing everything, David is given a chance to start over from scratch and rebuild his life. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

Official site [Norway]

Country:

Norway

Language:

Norwegian

Release Date:

10 September 2004 (Norway) See more »

Also Known As:

Один See more »

Filming Locations:

Oslo, Norway

Company Credits

Production Co:

Tordenfilm AS See more »
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Color:

Color
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Trivia

Aksel Hennie was one of the most know graffiti writers in Norway until he was arrested. He exposed his friends and was frozen out of the graffiti scene in Oslo. His experiences are the basis for the movie. See more »

Goofs

In the scene when David is sitting on the bed after they wrap the dead dog in plastic, his hands are half-covered in blood and his white shirt is perfectly clean. After switching back and forth between David and Morten, his hands are now fully covered in blood, in addition to his shirt being stained on the elbows, even though he has just been sitting on the bed. See more »

Connections

References Goodfellas (1990) See more »

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Uno
Written and Performed by Ulver
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Yes, this movie is great
1 November 2005 | by jonningsSee all my reviews

I noticed a comment here, saying that Norway is such a peaceful country, and that this movie is unrealistic, wannabe etc.

The environment that sets the basis for this movie is not apparent for "regular" citizens of Oslo, neither is it apparent for everyday people.

This movie is great, and we all know that this movie is realistic, whether you want to or not. Some of the actors are great, Bjørn Floberg in particular. He is among the finest actors in Norway, and i wish he starred in more films like this. This is not a feel-good film at all, and it will probably leave you with a few questions, but it is definitely worth seeing.

Two thumbs up for Uno


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