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Kunsten å tenke negativt (2006)

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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Storyline

The local disability support group visits an involuntary member, not realizing that it will bring them to a critical mass.

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

Norway

Language:

Norwegian

Release Date:

3 November 2006 (Norway) See more »

Also Known As:

Die Kunst des negativen Denkens See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Maipo Film See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Written by Hoyt Axton
Performed by Steppenwolf
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Norwegians don't need 150min for a good movie...
24 October 2007 | by corinka01See all my reviews

I was looking forward to this movie for months. And not because I studied in Norway, but because we are overwhelmed with American love stories, sad stories, catastrophic movies, movies that have to last at least 2 hours and make your body ache with pain. I just wanted to see a movie that has actually something to say, can say it clearly enough and be entertaining at the same time. And it all came true! This film is very much about the fact, that feeling depressed and angry can be sometimes more useful that false positive and light-hearted approach. It helps the pain go away much faster and you can finally, at this desperate and hopeless moment, start a new chapter of your life with a clean slate. Things that we all keep in our minds and are ashamed to think of or even to say aloud are spoken and discussed vividly here with all the logical consequences. And with all this said, you will rather laugh through out this movie than cry or have deep thoughts. They come later :-)


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