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Kraftidioten (2014)

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The honorable citizen Nils ploughs snow in the wild winter mountains of Norway, when his son is mistakenly murdered, Nils takes action, which ignites a war between the vegan gangster "the Count" and the Serbian mafia boss Papa.

Director:

Hans Petter Moland
3 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Stellan Skarsgård ... Nils Dickman
Bruno Ganz ... Papa
Pål Sverre Hagen ... Greven - Ole Forsby
Jack Sødahl Moland Jack Sødahl Moland ... Rune
Arthur Berning ... Police Officer 2
Stig Henrik Hoff ... Experienced Police Officer
Sergej Trifunovic ... Nebosja Mihajlovic
Miodrag 'Miki' Krstovic Miodrag 'Miki' Krstovic ... Dragomir Bogdanovic (as Miodrag Krstovic)
Goran Navojec ... Stojan Micic
Jon Øigarden ... Karsten Petterson
Bjørn Moan Bjørn Moan ... Fred Remi Ås
Damir Babovic Damir Babovic ... Vuk Jovanovic
Anders Baasmo Christiansen ... Geir
Atle Antonsen ... Reddersen
Leo Ajkic Leo Ajkic ... Radovan Zupan
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Storyline

Nils ploughs snow in the wild winter mountains of Norway, and is recently awarded a Citizen of the Year Award. When his son is murdered for something he did not do, Nils wants revenge. And justice. His actions ignite a war between the vegan gangster "the Count" and the Serbian mafia boss "Papa". Winning a blood feud isn't easy, especially not in a welfare state. But Nils has something going for him: Heavy machinery and beginners luck. Written by Paradox/Anonymous

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for bloody violence, and language throughout | See all certifications »

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Country:

Norway | Denmark | Sweden

Release Date:

21 February 2014 (Norway) See more »

Also Known As:

En iskall jävel See more »

Filming Locations:

Beitostølen, Norway See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

NOK 35,304,282 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,208, 28 August 2016, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$49,284, 16 September 2016
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Jon Øigarden (Karsten Petterson) & Jan Gunnar Røise (Jappe) also worked together on Mammon (2014) as Peter Verås & Aslak Heimda respectively. See more »

Goofs

In the last scene Nils Dickman is driving a yellow truck without the powerful snow-throwing machine but after the para-glider is hit the film cuts to a view from behind and quite far away of the vehicle and the snow thrower is shown to propel a large amount of snow colored by the chopped up para-glider and the killed Serb. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Strike: What's the matter? getting tired old man
[his laugh is cut-off by a gunshot to the head]
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Crazy Credits

In the end credits the names of all actors appear at the same time, in grey letters on black background, scattered across the entire screen. In order of their disappearance (their last appearance in the film) the names are highlighted in white, then fade away entirely. See more »

Connections

Remade as Cold Pursuit (2019) See more »

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Floden
Written by Bjørn Eidsvåg
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Norwegian sense of humor strikes again
24 May 2015 | by MaleplatypusSee all my reviews

Very, very good movie, with excellent plot (some resemblance to Cohen brothers), very funny moments and a pretty nice body count. Cast was also "hand picked" and did a perfect job. So, we have a lot of snow, a crime plot, some absurd a la Monty Python which flawlessly blend in, very funny jokes (also by Norwegians about Norwegians), quite a bunch of killings, excellent direction, music, acting and all other movie aspect and what could anyone wish for more? It is also very original in some artistic approaches (therefore the title of the movie in English) and all in all highly recommended. Go and see that Europe (especially Norway) makes outstanding contributions to the 7th art. Enjoy. :)


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