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The Art of Negative Thinking (2006)

Kunsten å tenke negativt (original title)
The local disability support group visits an involuntary member, not realizing that it will bring them to a critical mass.

Director:

Bård Breien

Writer:

Bård Breien (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Fridtjov Såheim ... Geirr
Kirsti Eline Torhaug Kirsti Eline Torhaug ... Ingvild
Henrik Mestad Henrik Mestad ... Gard
Marian Saastad Ottesen ... Marte
Kari Simonsen Kari Simonsen ... Lillemor
Per Schaanning Per Schaanning ... Asbjørn
Kjersti Holmen Kjersti Holmen ... Tori
Christian Soldal Christian Soldal ... Pizzabud
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Øyvind Osmo Eriksen Øyvind Osmo Eriksen ... Politimann
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The local disability support group visits an involuntary member, not realizing that it will bring them to a critical mass.

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Standing on both feet
8 April 2009 | by kosmaspSee all my reviews

And not afraid to pull any punches! If you like your comedies dark, than this one will be a movie you should look out for. It is anything but political correct. It is borderline many times and has a few flaws, but it is funny as can be.

Again only if you can wrap your mind around the crazy plot and the sometimes degrading humour. The actors do a fantastic job, it's shot a bit like a documentary and the music is really great. It's nicely edited and has a strong "strangely" positively feeling about it. I just loved the movie and I'm happy to have caught it on the Fantasy Filmfest in Stuttgart.


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Country:

Norway

Language:

Norwegian

Release Date:

3 November 2006 (Norway) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$826,394
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

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1.85 : 1
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