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Varg Veum - Bitre blomster (2007)

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A successful female politician hires private-detective Varg Veum. She wants him to find her disappeared daughter without attracting too much attention. During his investigation Veum becomes... See full summary »

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Thomas Moldestad (screenplay), Gunnar Staalesen (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Trond Espen Seim ... Varg Veum
Bjørn Floberg ... Hamre
Kathrine Fagerland ... Anna Keilhaug
Endre Hellestveit Endre Hellestveit ... Isachsen
Anders Dale Anders Dale ... Odin Schrøder-Olsen
Øyvind Gran Øyvind Gran ... Trygve Schrøder-Olsen
Per Jansen Per Jansen ... Harald Schrøder-Olsen
Trine Wiggen Trine Wiggen ... Vibeke Farang
Håvard Bakke Håvard Bakke ... Bård Farang
Nicholas Hope ... Warren Donaldson
Ove Andreassen Ove Andreassen ... Monrad
Belinda Braza Belinda Braza ... Kristin
Glenn Andre Kaada Glenn Andre Kaada ... Kim
Julie Fløysand Julie Fløysand ... Camilla Farang
Tor Andre Rundhaug Tor Andre Rundhaug ... Henrik Farang
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A successful female politician hires private-detective Varg Veum. She wants him to find her disappeared daughter without attracting too much attention. During his investigation Veum becomes aware of an international company and its dealings with corruption, black-business, and murder. Written by HardHouseClubber

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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This was the first film of the «Varg Veum» series See more »

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When Varg Veum is driving on the bridge, he approaches the bridge from an island driving towards the mainland. He should be approaching from the mainland going towards the island. See more »

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Followed by Fallen Angels (2008) See more »

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Varg Veum
18 January 2018 | by magda_butraSee all my reviews

A local politician Vibeke Farang (Trine Wiggen) is hiring Varg to find her young daughter who has gone missing. Hamre and his assistant Isaschen (Endre Hellestveit) do not wish detective's help and at the same time it is obvious, that he will solve the mystery first. In the investigation a huge company producing medicine is involved as well as brothers who are about to take over the management over it. Corrupted, filled with evil upper class and good, straightfoward Varg. Between those two worlds there is a lawyer working at the company, Anna(Kathrine Fagerland), who would have to choose between job and morality.

Watching "Bitter flowers" makes sense only because of introducing the character of Anna, who will appear in the next pieces. Because beside of the good opening scene the movie is full of cliches - rich parents, preoccupied with carrier and romances, but of course loving their kids, a conspiracy in the big company, and one of the final scenes has too much of resemblance to the end of the one seasons of Dexter.


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Country:

Norway | Sweden | Germany

Language:

Norwegian

Release Date:

28 September 2007 (Norway) See more »

Also Known As:

Bitter Flowers See more »

Filming Locations:

Bergen, Hordaland, Norway

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$4,887,455
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2.35 : 1
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