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Painful memories arise when Kai Koss goes back to his childhood home after 19 years and inherits his dead mother's house.

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Pål Øie

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Pål Øie
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kristoffer Joner ... Kai Koss
Cecilie A. Mosli Cecilie A. Mosli ... Sara (as Cecilie Mosli)
Bjarte Hjelmeland Bjarte Hjelmeland ... Frode
Marko Iversen Kanic Marko Iversen Kanic ... Roy (as Marco Kanic)
Anders Danielsen Lie ... Peter
Karin Park Karin Park ... Miriam
Eivind Sander ... Anders
Arthur Berning ... Svenna
Agnes Karin Haaskjold Agnes Karin Haaskjold ... Kai Koss' Mother
Andreas Haugsbø Andreas Haugsbø ... Kai Koss som barn
Marius Rusti Marius Rusti ... Peter som barn
Julie Rusti Julie Rusti ... Anne
Jon Sigve Skard ... Stian
Elisabeth Lillevik Elisabeth Lillevik ... Peter's Mother
Are Strand Are Strand ... Peter's Father
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Storyline

Painful memories arise when Kai Koss goes back to his childhood home after 19 years and inherits his dead mother's house.

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Horror | Thriller

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Rated R for violence, disturbing images and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

Norway

Language:

Norwegian | Swedish

Release Date:

3 April 2009 (Norway) See more »

Also Known As:

El hijo maldito See more »

Filming Locations:

Bergen, Hordaland, Norway See more »

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Budget:

NOK 12,600,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital

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2.35 : 1
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Not at all what y'all could expect
12 September 2011 | by Tommyboy-37See all my reviews

Another horror/suspense Norwegian movie. Pretty much the opening sequence shows you events that make you think you have this movie all figured out, and believe me, you will be wrong. Skjult starts slowly and patiently evolving onto a dark, minimalist, very climatic film, which takes you in a descending ride to the characters' pasts and nightmares. And it all gets darker and wronger with every minute, and it's all bad, the story, the main character, his mother, his past and his present. Thumbs up to a very nice entertaining surprise. Finally when it has to resolve, (where many horror movies tend to slip), it resolves being consequent and sustaining the same atmosphere that has been developed throughout the entire film to wrap up a strong offer from northern Europe.


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