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Kautokeino-opprøret (2008)

Religious and cultural reawakening inspires rebellion in a 19th century Norwegian village.

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Nils Gaup
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Cast

Credited cast:
Mikkel Gaup ... Aslak Hætta
Anni-Kristiina Juuso ... Elen Skum
Aslat Mahtte Gaup Aslat Mahtte Gaup ... Mathis Hætta (as Asle Mathis Gaup)
Nils Peder Gaup Nils Peder Gaup ... Mons Somby (as Nils Peder Isaksen Gaup)
Mikael Persbrandt ... Carl Johan Ruth
Bjørn Sundquist Bjørn Sundquist ... Niels Vibe Stockfleth
Sverre Porsanger Sverre Porsanger ... Ruths assistent
Peter Andersson ... Lars Johan Bucht
Michael Nyqvist ... Lars Levi Laestadius
Jørgen Langhelle ... Halmboe
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau ... Biskop Juell
Eirik Junge Eliassen Eirik Junge Eliassen ... Søren von Krogh Zetlitz
Göran Forsmark ... Butikshandlaren
Ole Nicklas Guttorm Ole Nicklas Guttorm ... Lille Aslak (as Ole Niklas Mienna Guttorm)
Jovsset Heandrat Jovsset Heandrat ... Lars Hætta
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Storyline

Religious and cultural reawakening inspires rebellion in a 19th century Norwegian village.

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Genres:

Drama | History

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Official Sites:

Official site [Netherlands]

Country:

Denmark | Norway | Sweden

Language:

Saami | Norwegian | Swedish | Danish

Release Date:

18 January 2008 (Norway) See more »

Also Known As:

Kautokeino - Opprøret See more »

Filming Locations:

Kautokeino, Finnmark, Norway See more »

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Budget:

NOK 60,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Goofs

In the first scene that the great landscape is shown, we see the rein deers in front on the top of the mountain. Underneath a great lake, and on the lake down to the right there is a small boat (you can really see its waves moving from right to left). See more »

Connections

Referenced in Saamelainen (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Elen Skum
Written by Herman Rundberg, Svein Schultz and Mari Boine
Vocals by Mari Boine
© 2008 Lean
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Simple yet powerful
26 July 2009 | by xpanther2005See all my reviews

What a great film! A simple story told in a powerful way. This IS what a film suppose to do. I don't know much about the Lapp/Sami people or their struggles in the past(I regret that) but you can substitute any ethnic/minority group and get a feel of the injustice that's being portrayed. Violence is almost always the product of social injustice. This is a universal stuggle between oppressed and opressor; be it a church, a state or corporation. Greed is a fire that burns all, at the end. Ars Gratia Artis "Art for the sake of Art" seems to be the motto of most films nowadays. Not this one. No offense to the artists involved in telling this story. Recommended. 10/10


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