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1,000 Times Good Night (2013)

Tusen ganger god natt (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama, War | 24 October 2014 (USA)
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Rebecca is one of the world's top war photographers. She must weather a major emotional storm when her husband refuses to put up with her dangerous life any longer. He and their young ... See full summary »

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Erik Poppe
6 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »

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Credited cast:
Juliette Binoche ... Rebecca
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau ... Marcus
Lauryn Canny ... Steph
Adrianna Cramer Curtis Adrianna Cramer Curtis ... Lisa
Maria Doyle Kennedy ... Theresa
Larry Mullen Jr. ... Tom
Mads Ousdal ... Stig
Anna Leah Thorseth Poppe Anna Leah Thorseth Poppe ... Steph's Friend
Chloë Annett ... Jessica
Bush Moukarzel Bush Moukarzel ... Brian
Eve Macklin ... Brian's Girlfriend
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Zoubida Akif Zoubida Akif
Najat Azgar Najat Azgar
Jonathan Byrne Jonathan Byrne
Peter Coonan
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Rebecca is one of the world's top war photographers. She must weather a major emotional storm when her husband refuses to put up with her dangerous life any longer. He and their young daughters need Rebecca, who, however, loves both her family and her work... Written by Global Screen GmbH (world sales)

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She risked life and family to change the world.

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Drama | War

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Trivia

An early title on the project was "Grenade". See more »

Goofs

(at arouns 1h 29 Mins) Just after she calls hello in the empty house and walks out to see if anybody is in the garden, to the far right by the tree you can see several people standing, next second when she gets there they are gone. See more »

Quotes

Rebecca: I have to find a way to finish it.
Steph: When will it be finished?
Rebecca: I made a big mess out of our lives. I hope one day you'll be able to forgive me.
Steph: It would actually be easier if you were dead. Then we could, we could all just be sad together.
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Daring to Love
Original song performed by Ane Brun
Music and lyrics by Ane Brun
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Disappointed
4 October 2013 | by andreas_soerensenSee all my reviews

What I was hoping would be a thought-provoking trip into the psychology of the heart of bloody conflict instead becomes a pompous, boring, weighted thing of mediocrity. It's almost as if the director believes that the seriousness of the subject matter is enough to make the film compelling to audiences - which it isn't.

Unfortunately an important theme still requires pacing - which is not best accomplished by long silences and slow-mo ad-nauseum. The cardboard supporting cast display all the range of a TV commercial trying to inspire sympathy, and there's some atrocious child acting.

I know many people will feel compelled to like this because of the subject matter and the strong female lead, but beyond the façade of great cinematography and overly emotional music this is simply not well made.

Self-importance sinks this film.


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Country:

Norway | Ireland | Sweden

Language:

Norwegian | English

Release Date:

24 October 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

1,000 Times Good Night See more »

Filming Locations:

Ireland See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR5,284,200 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$24,120, 26 October 2014

Gross USA:

$53,895

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,549,568
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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