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Night of the Wolf (2008)

Ulvenatten (original title)
Under a live TV debate a group of Chechen takes several hostages, and demands that it is shown live across the world. We follow the dram from 22 at night to 08 next morning.

Director:

Kjell Sundvall

Writers:

Tom Egeland (novel), Tom Egeland (screenplay)
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Anneke von der Lippe ... Kristin Bye
Dejan Cukic ... Ramzan Jevlojev
Jørgen Langhelle ... Bjørnar Lehmann
Christian Skolmen Christian Skolmen ... Thomas Fjell
Ingar Helge Gimle Ingar Helge Gimle ... Aksel Schjeldrup
Ramadan Huseini Ramadan Huseini ... Aslan
Geir-Atle Johnsen Geir-Atle Johnsen ... Bernt Bøhn
Kalle Øby Kalle Øby ... Frank Berthelsen
Kim Haugen Kim Haugen ... Statsminister
Terje Strømdahl ... Justisminister (as Terje Strømdal)
Henrik Mestad Henrik Mestad ... Nyhetsredaktør
Stig Henrik Hoff ... Vidar Bø
Siri Lill Mannes Siri Lill Mannes ... TV2-reporter
Erik Hivju Erik Hivju ... Statssekretær
Martha Kjørven Martha Kjørven ... Anette Wiik
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Under a live TV debate a group of Chechen takes several hostages, and demands that it is shown live across the world. We follow the dram from 22 at night to 08 next morning.

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Country:

Norway

Language:

Norwegian

Release Date:

29 February 2008 (Norway) See more »

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Night of the Wolf See more »

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Nordisk Film See more »
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In one scene the journalist played by Henrik Mestad receives live video feed from the hostage bus on his cell-phone. When this takes place you can spot another bearded journalist sitting behind him, working. This is screenwriter - and the author of the original novel - Tom Egeland. See more »

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A pretty good film.
1 March 2008 | by leiftore-markmanSee all my reviews

The movie does as usual not completely do the novel justice. But since the novel is about 400 pages, that's natural. The movie is good, and apart from a few small "mistakes" I really enjoyed it. The actors are doing a pretty good job, well most of the anyway. The scenery is well done, and the footage are good. I have notice that some Norwegian movie reviews have recommended people to not see this movie. That is pure bull. The movie is well worth seeing. I would say probably on the better Norwegian action/thrillers.

There are some parts of the novel that are completely missing in the movie, but since the novel writer and the screenplay writer is the same guy, the movie still works.


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