In Skoddeheimen, Norway, 15-year-old Alma is consumed by her hormones and fantasies that range from sweetly romantic images of Artur, the boyfriend she yearns for, to daydreams about practically everybody she lays eyes on.
Jannicke Systad Jacobsen
EXIT is a dark drama series based on true stories from Norway's financial scene. The series takes place inside this secret, exclusive world, where four friends from the west side of Oslo ... See full summary »
Simon J. Berger,
Pål Sverre Hagen
Leo, Mathias, Jens and Herman were kings of High School. 8 years later they are still living together, and haven't done anything with their lives, except party, drink, and repeat. Society has left them behind, without them knowing it. Yet.
Johannes Roaldsen Fürst,
Eirik Hvattum Bjørnstad
In NOBEL, two stories carefully intertwine as a returning soldier and family man becomes a pawn in a political international game. As the stakes grow higher he is forced to discover just how far one should go in the name of peace.
In the year 1206 Norway is raged by civil war. The King's illegitimate infant son, Håkon Håkonsson, which half the kingdom wants killed off, is guarded in secrecy by two men. A story which changed the course of the country's history.
Torkel Dommersnes Soldal
Mid twenty failed entrepreneur Olav Astrup is refused contact with his new born child. Without family and a social network he seeks for personal development in a eccentric gestalt therapist he finds on the dark web.
Maria Grazia Di Meo
Christian leaves his hometown for Oslo to finish his studies, but moves in with two guys who turn out to be big-time pick up artists. Despite endless objections, Karl and Leo decide to give Christian a complete makeover, teaching him the tricks of their trade and changing him into the kind of guy girls want to sleep with. Crack, back and sack all need a shave, and everything he's been taught so far in life needs to be flushed out and reset. It's time for the razor-sharp truth about life.Written by
Ole Christoffer Ertvaag, who plays the lead character Christian, was the first person who ever got attached to the project after director Johan Kaos got the rights for the adaptation. They met at Rogaland Theatre in Stavanger, where they both worked as actors in their youth. See more »
A naive student is coached into becoming a ladies' man
I watched this film the other day and it an enjoyable but surprisingly dark comedy about university students trying to get laid. Unlike most USA comedies about this subject this movie treats the matter more seriously and maturely.
Certainly, the number of male penises -- both flaccid and erect--on display would automatically mean it gets blacklisted in the USA-- but, thankfully, it is an European movie and so gets a 15 certificate in its home town. Probably an 18 in the UK, maybe 15.
Christian is a shy, intellectual boy, slightly chubby, who goes to Oslo and ends up in a flat-share with two other students. His flatmates are pick-up artists, ladies' men, players, and try to sleep with as many women as possible. They decide to change Christian into becoming one of them and the film follows their attempts and then the consequences as Christian goes from nice-guy to player. The last third takes a decidedly dark turn...
With a subject that could have resulted in a lazy and trite teen-comedy the director and actors pull off an entertaining movie which asks some interesting questions about sex and sexuality in the current age and the battle of the sexes. The movie also contains the most aesthetically beautiful penis I've ever seen in a movie!
I hear it is based on a novel and this film certainly makes me want to go and read it. Good, entertaining film-making, European style.
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