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Although anticipated, no one is really ready when the mountain pass above the scenic, narrow Norwegian fjord Geiranger collapses and creates an 85-meter high violent tsunami. A geologist is... See more »

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Kristian Eikjord
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Idun Karlsen
Jonas Hoff Oftebro ...
Sondre
Edith Haagenrud-Sande ...
Julia
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Arvid Øvrebø
Laila Goody ...
Margot Valldal
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Jacob Vikra
Herman Bernhoft ...
Georg
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Vibeke
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Anna
Håkon Moe ...
Thomas
Tyra Holmen ...
Teresa
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Phillip
Mette Agnete Horn ...
Maria (as Mette Horn)
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Mann med mobiltelefon

Directed by

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Roar Uthaug

Written by

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John Kåre Raake ... ()
 
Harald Rosenløw-Eeg ... ()

Produced by

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Jarle Bjørknes ... co-producer
Mikael Diseth ... junior producer
Tomas Eskilsson ... co-producer
Are Heidenstrom ... producer
Ørjan Karlsen ... line producer
Jan Eirik Langoen ... co-producer
Lars Leegaard Marøy ... co-producer
Rodica Popa ... line producer: Romania
Tor Ole Rognaldsen ... co-producer
Martin Sundland ... producer
Fredrik Wikström ... co-producer

Music by

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Magnus Beite

Cinematography by

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John Christian Rosenlund

Film Editing by

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Christian Siebenherz

Editorial Department

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Anders Bergland ... additional editor
Kalle Doniselli Gulbrandsen ... additional editor / trailer editor
Anton Robsahm Norum ... assistant editor
Cem Ozkilicci ... colorist
Espen Skjørdal ... post-production coordinator
Torben Traaseth ... gfx artist

Casting By

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Andrea Eckerbom
Ingrid Lykkeslet Strømskag

Production Design by

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Lina Nordqvist

Art Direction by

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Astrid Strøm Astrup
Adrian Curelea

Set Decoration by

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Gina Calin

Costume Design by

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Karen Fabritius Gram

Makeup Department

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Mari Dascalescu ... assistant makeup artist
Gabriela Gociu ... makeup artist
Asta Hafthorsdottir ... key makeup artist / makeup designer
Áslaug Dröfn Sigurdardóttir ... makeup artist

Production Management

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Titi Radoaie ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Constantin Bazga ... third assistant director
Oana Ene ... second assistant director
Kerstin Kaczmarek ... third assistant director
Jan Eirik Langoen ... first assistant director: helicopter unit
Laura Mihartescu ... first assistant director
Razvan Obancea ... third assistant director
Maja Storbekken ... assistant director: continuity
Ingrid Lykkeslet Strømskag ... assistant director

Art Department

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Julie Asskildt ... decorating painter
Astrid Strøm Astrup ... set designer pre-production
Kristina Aurvåg ... standby props
Dorel Baciu ... prop buyer
Sandra Boström ... graphic designer
Alexandru Dinca ... props
Butiseaca Florin ... painter
Eduardo Garcia-Drageseth ... property master
Sandra Gjendem ... props
Anders Granlund ... assistant art director
Adi Handac ... property master
Adrian Handic ... property master
Maria Ionescu ... draftsperson
Eirik Lia ... graphic designer
Alex Lopez ... props buyer
Ottar Moe ... props buyer
Sandra Pilny-Lockertsen ... storyboard artist
Geaniloni Sandru ... scenic painter
Lasse Strøm ... graphic designer
Marius Trandafir ... lead man

Sound Department

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Bernardo Almeida ... boom operator
Svein-Ketil Bjøntegård ... sound editor: crowds
Svenja Dielforter ... boom operator
Roy Fenstad ... foley artist
Vidar Grande ... foley recordist
Gunn Tove Grønsberg ... foley recordist
Stig Holte ... sound effects editor
Mads Olsen ... sound mixer
Espen Rønning ... re-recording mixer
Christian Schaanning ... re-recording mixer / supervising sound editor
Hamilton Sterling ... sound effects recordist
Fredric Vogel ... dialogue editor
Karoline Fjugstad Wendelborg ... sound editor: crowds

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Nick Allder ... special effects coordinator
Rune Andersen ... special effects assistant
Wesley Barnard ... special effects unit on set supervisor
Andreas Hverven ... special effects assistant
Pål Morten Hverven ... special effects supervisor
Bogdan Parvulescu ... special effects assistant
Mark Roberts ... special effects supervisor

Visual Effects by

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Adam Ahlgren ... visual effects
Mikael Aktan ... visual effects
Dan Lindskov Andersen ... cg artist: Ghost VFX
Petter Burhol ... visual effects artist
Jeppe N. Christensen ... visual effects
Rickard Didriksson ... visual effects artist
Ole Geir Eidsheim ... fx td
Carl Forsell ... digital matte painter
Boris Gryaznov ... digital compositor
Lars Erik Hansen ... production visual effects producer / production visual effects supervisor / visual effects
Kjetil Haugen ... flame artist
Anders Heilemann ... fx artist: Ghost VFX
Ivan Kondrup Jensen ... visual effects supervisor: Ghost VFX
Rikke Hovgaard Jørgensen ... visual effects producer
Erik Karlsson ... digital compositor
Arne Kaupang ... visual effects supervisor
Dmitriy Kirillyak ... digital compositor
Elin Kothe ... visual effects
Mattis Gaston Larsen ... compositor: gimpville
Malin Leuchovius ... visual effects producer
Christian Lindholm ... visual effects supervisor
Martin Malmqvist ... visual effects
Asbjørn Nedrehagen ... visual effects artist
Daniel Nielsen ... visual effects
Magnus Olsson ... visual effects
Ludvig Orvegård ... visual effects
Elin Plantin ... visual effects coordinator
Denis Reva ... digital compositor
Martin Sverdrup ... visual effects artist
Alexander Swahn ... digital compositor
Kristen Swanson ... visual effects producer (as Kristen Prahl)
Mikael Theander ... matchmove artist
Michael Timoshenko ... digital compositor
Gustav Törnroth ... visual effects
Nikolai Waldman ... vfx conform
Sean Wheelan ... visual effects producer
Mikael Widegren ... digital matte painter

Stunts

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Ionut Catean ... stunts
Tofan Marius Christian ... stunt coordinator
Ciprian Dumitrascu ... stunt coordinator
Stanimir Mihaela Elena ... stunts
Marius Florian ... stunt coordinator
Razvan Gheorghiu ... stunt rigger
Ovidiu Marculescu ... stunts
Diana Vlado ... stunts

Camera and Electrical Department

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Daniell Ashby ... drone pilot
Kim Bach ... digital imaging technician
Johan Bjerke ... first assistant camera
Calin Catalin ... gaffer
Catalin Chiorean ... best boy
Radu Cioplea ... second assistant camera
Vlad Cioplea ... making-of camera
Sandu Constantin ... electrician
Fericean Cosmin ... underwater camera operator
Andrei Cretan ... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Eirik Evjen ... still photographer
John-Erling H. Fredriksen ... camera operator: "b" camera
Adrian Ion ... electrician
Marcu Ion ... electrician
Andrei Karastanef ... video operator
Christian Koblizek ... best boy
Teemu Liakka ... underwater cinematographer
Tor-Erik Ofstad ... lighting assistant
Ion Palcau ... electrician
Pål Ulvik Rokseth ... Additional Cinematography
Pål André Sterud ... lighting assistant (as Pål A. Sterud)
Catalin Stoica ... key grip
Pål Tohje ... grip

Animation Department

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Alf Martin Løvvold ... Previz & teaser VFX

Casting Department

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Radu Dragoi ... extras casting
Tommy Duus ... casting associate
Kristine Pollestad ... extras coordinator
Ingrid Granrud Skaaret ... casting assistant (as Ingrid Granerud Skaaret)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Florina Isai ... wardrobe assistant
Nell Knudsen ... costume assistant / costumer
Oddfrid Ropstad ... costumer / set costumer
Alexandra Voloaca ... wardrobe supervisor

Location Management

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Jonas F. Christiansen ... location manager (as Jonas Christiansen)
Steve Michael Røyset ... location scout

Music Department

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Thomas Hansen Beite ... musician
Sigrun Eng ... cello
Aiko Fukushima ... orchestrator
Hans Frederik Jacobsen ... musician
Melissa R. Kaplan ... score vocalist
Johannes Ringen ... composer: additional music
Christian Schaanning ... music editor
Bernt Rune Stray ... guitar
Stavanger Symfoniorkester ... Norwegian Symphony Orchestra

Transportation Department

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Radu Vaida Muntean ... transportation coordinator
David Riiber ... picture car coordinator assistant
Fredrik Sørlie ... picture car coordinator
Camilla Wolf Bodin ... transportation coordinator

Other crew

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Espen Aukan ... script consultant
Bogdan Badea ... medical supervisor
Ciprian Dumitrascu ... swimming coordinator
Christopher Grøndahl ... script consultant
Denisia Iordache ... production coordinator Romania
Linda May Kallestein ... translator
Linn-Jeanethe Kyed ... script consultant
Kristine Pollestad ... production secretary
Leo Resnes ... production assistant
Sara Gabriella Rønneberg ... production coordinator
Ionut Silian ... set key production assistant
Karen Sollihaug ... production assistant
Maja Storbekken ... script supervisor
Hedda Torgersen Ravnås ... runner
Vidar Vangsnes Stadheim ... production assistant

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Based on the fact that mountain pass Åkneset, located in the Geiranger fjord in Norway, one day will fall out and create a violent tsunami of over 80 meters that will crush everything in its path before it hits land in Greenland. A geologist gets caught in the middle of it and a race against time begins. Written by Fredrik Rønningen

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Taglines It was only a matter of time. See more »
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Also Known As
  • The Wave (World-wide, English title)
  • The Wave (France)
  • The Wave - Die Todeswelle (Germany)
  • La ola (Bølgen) (Spain)
  • Το κύμα (Greece)
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Runtime
  • 105 min
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Budget NOK50,000,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia The first disaster movie made in Norway and Scandinavia. See more »
Goofs When Kristian, Sondre and Julia are in the jeep, the front passenger seat is empty, then they change the camera to Sondre who is sitting in that seat. See more »
Movie Connections Features Cold Prey (2006). See more »
Soundtracks Splitter Pine See more »
Quotes Idun Karlsen: Ten... Ten minutes.
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