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Monsterthursday (2004)

Monstertorsdag (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama, Romance, Sport | 15 October 2004 (Norway)
A quirky romantic drama set in remote coastal Norway takes the viewer on a tumultuous ride through surfing aspirations, extreme weather and love.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vegar Hoel ... Even
Silje Salomonsen Silje Salomonsen ... Karen
Andreas Cappelen Andreas Cappelen ... Beckstrøm
Kim Bodnia ... Skip
Christian Skolmen Christian Skolmen ... Tord
Iben Hjejle ... Sara
Marko Iversen Kanic Marko Iversen Kanic ... Markodude
Gaute Garlid Gaute Garlid ... Gauadude (as Gaute S. Garlind)
Lasse August Dørum Backer Lasse August Dørum Backer ... Lille-Even
Kristoffer Joner ... Lege
Reidar Ewing Reidar Ewing ... Ekspeditor surfbutikk (as Reidar Wayne Ewing)
Terje Torkildsen Terje Torkildsen ... Taxisjåfor
Are Flåøjen Are Flåøjen ... Lasaron
Nina Lill Veste Nina Lill Veste ... Bartender
Torfinn Nag Torfinn Nag ... Golfer
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Storyline

This is a love drama with comedy from a surfing environment in Stavanger. Tord is married to Karen, Even has always loved Karen, but she is expecting a child with Tord. Tord has everything Even don't have; he is good-looking, surfs like a god, has a good job and a career. Short time after the wedding Tord goes on an official trip to Australia with his surfboard under his arm. Written by Anonymous

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Plot Keywords:

surfing | pregnancy | See All (2) »

Taglines:

Humor, smerte, kjærlighet og høye bølger. [Humour, pain, romance and high waves.]

Genres:

Drama | Romance | Sport

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Norway

Language:

Norwegian | Danish

Release Date:

15 October 2004 (Norway) See more »

Also Known As:

Monsterthursday See more »

Filming Locations:

Stavanger, Norway

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Box Office

Budget:

NOK12,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$533,087
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The peculiar birds that appear repeatedly through the movie are Cairina moschata, better known as the Muscovy duck or Barbary duck. See more »

Quotes

Doctor: [to Even] Life is an express train from the future. You can either stand in the middle of the tracks or turn and run like Hell.
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Soundtracks

A Lovestory
Written by Thomas Dybdahl
Performed by Thomas Dybdahl & the great October sound
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Surfing & Love Triangle
25 September 2008 | by whpratt1See all my reviews

This film is on location in Stavanger, Norway with outstanding photography on a rocky coast line with large cold waves and very young surfers who use short boards and really do not surf professionally. The film opens up with a marriage and a guy named Even, (Vegar Hoel) who was once married to this girl, Karen, (Silje Salomonsen) and is invited to be the best man and the sad part of this event is the fact that Even is still in love with Karen. The weather conditions in Norway for Winter surfing is below zero and water as cold as ice and not like California surfing conditions. This film keeps your interest from the very beginning to the end. Enjoy.


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