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DeUsynlige (2008)

Not Rated | | Drama, Music | 26 September 2008 (Norway)
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A man convicted in his teens for killing a child is released on parole. He struggles to build a new life, but his past is uncovered.

Director:

Erik Poppe

Writer:

Harald Rosenløw-Eeg (as Harald Rosenløw Eeg)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pål Sverre Hagen ... Jan Thomas (as Pål Sverre Valheim Hagen)
Trine Dyrholm ... Agnes
Ellen Dorrit Petersen ... Anna
Fredrik Grøndahl Fredrik Grøndahl ... Jens
Trond Espen Seim ... Jon M
Angelou Garcia Angelou Garcia ... Malin
Henriette Garcia Henriette Garcia ... Selma
Terje Strømdahl ... Menighetforvalter
Anneke von der Lippe ... Sissel
Frank Kjosås ... Tommy
Jon Vågenes Eriksen Jon Vågenes Eriksen ... Isak
Stig Henrik Hoff ... Fengselsprest
Bjarne Henriksen ... Dansk Sjef
Bodil Jørgensen Bodil Jørgensen ... Dansk Kone
Tone Danielsen Tone Danielsen ... Liss
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Storyline

A man convicted in his teens for killing a child is released on parole. He finds work as a church organist and develops a rewarding relationship with a priest and her young son. However, his caring for the boy catches the attention of his old victim's mother, bringing to the surface her bad memories and unanswered questions. This draws them both into troubled waters, having to learn when to hold on and when to let go. Written by Vages

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Drama | Music

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official site [Norway]

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Norway | Sweden | Germany

Language:

Norwegian | Danish

Release Date:

26 September 2008 (Norway) See more »

Also Known As:

Aguas turbulentas See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

NOK 21,277,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Paradox Spillefilm See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trine Dyrholm (Agnes) & Trond Espen Seim (Jon M) also worked together on The Legacy (2014) as Gro Grønnegaard & Robert Eliassen respectively. See more »

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Aesthetic , Brilliant
28 September 2012 | by cinishSee all my reviews

While watching the movie, I felt that this is an exceptional movie and wondered why this movie does not figure along with the greats. Reminded me of 'Blue' for some reason.

Acting is superb and wonderfully subdued acting from the accused protagonist to contrast with the expressive hysterical acting from the mother.

The presentation is so very realistic and the plot is so original - never seen a story like this before.Technique of story telling took an interesting turn when the movie started presenting the same timeline in the life of the parents intersecting naturally and unobtrusively with the thread of the accused's life.

Certain pieces of organ music in the movie are very striking.

There are a few intimate scenes that have been very aesthetically presented. There is no background music whatsoever in the movie and it feels excellently real.

Towards the end of the movie, certain aspects did not fit perfectly. The maker wanted to make the central thread take one decisive knot but unfortunately the build up was slightly unnatural.So many unusual things happen in the movie but a very high percentage of these are explainable by the emotional plight of the protagonists.

Otherwise, it is a perfect screenplay.There is mastery in all the little little details.Very aesthetic.


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