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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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Details

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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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Connections

References The Deer Hunter (1978) See more »

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So This Is Goodbye
Written by Stina Nordenstam
Performed by Stina Nordenstam
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A Norwegian movie which cuts through the bullshit
6 August 2007 | by GolgothaeSee all my reviews

This movie is actually very special. Not many movies have been this straight forward and cut through THAT much bullshit when it comes to people feeling sorry for themselves. Finally a movie that doesn't walk the straight line where an overly positive person makes everything better or an overly negative person destroys everything. In this movie the the two different ends meet and wreaks havoc. The movie was shot in 20 days and that is quite astonishing..they punch through a wall or two when it comes to taboo areas and in an intelligent and interesting way. If you're gonna watch a Norwegian movie this year or the next I would recommend you see this. It has a lot of fantastic funny moments and if you like the Danish movie FESTEN or the American movie RUNNING WITH SCISSORS you will surely like this one. I'm not a big fan of Norwegian movies, but this one actually has a nerve that most movies lack...what nerve is that? Just go and see it.. :)


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