In Medieval Japan, an elderly warlord retires, handing over his empire to his three sons. However, he vastly underestimates how the new-found power will corrupt them and cause them to turn on each other...and him.
The movie follows Ran's journey, whose main desire is to fulfill his potential. He is ready to deal with difficult experiences of not being accepted by his family and friends, physical and ... See full summary »
In the middle of the dysfunctional Broch-Hansen family, a tragic and humorous tale of the 36 year old Georg, more than ready to be a grown up and a family man, but afraid of turning out just like his old man, also to the one he loves.
Anders Baasmo Christiansen,
Anders Danielsen Lie,
A young girl is missing, and her boyfriend dead. Police inspector Hedda Hersoug is back in her birthplace to live a quiet life, but is forced to work with the solitaire superintendent Joel Dreyer hunting down a serial killer.
Ingvild Holthe Bygdnes,
Ken Olsen (Truls Svendsen) is shameless and egocentric, with low morale and high self esteem. He embezzles his employer and cheats on his wife, believing it's all a part of being a real ... See full summary »
After having success in Asia, businessman Aksel Borgen is asked back to his hometown in Norway to save an important local firm despite it being 20 years since he was sentenced and later acquitted for murdering his high school sweetheart.
Nicolai Cleve Broch,
Anne Marit Jacobsen
Very good in general, and a very good example of the rising quality in Norwegian Action movie\TV
Ran is the story of 5 men in the business of armed robbery. We are thrown almost immediately into the action, when we see them rob a money transport. The story goes to their new job, "Tellesentralen" (Directly translated "Counting Sentral, to describe it simply - a place that handles a LOT of cash).
It also covers their relationship from they met as children, how they involved into criminals, and the struggles they had growing up.
It is in my opinion a very good show, that not only has gotten the story well, but touches something very serious, and that is the growing rate off violent armed robberies in Norway, where the criminals are heavily armed and well trained. The last one being last years robbery of NOKAS in Stavanger where one police officer was killed when the robbers opened fire on the Police with various weapons such as the HK G3 and AK47's.
This is most definitely worth watching if you can get a hold off subtitles.
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