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Pyromaniac (2016)

Pyromanen (original title)
A ruthless pyromaniac is on the loose in a southern village of Norway. They don't know he's not a stranger, but one of them. We follow him, the fire brigade chief's own son, spreading fear in secret.

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Erik Skjoldbjærg
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Trond Nilssen ... Dag (as Trond Hjort Nilssen)
Per Frisch Per Frisch ... Ingemann
Liv Bernhoft Osa Liv Bernhoft Osa ... Alma
Henrik Rafaelsen ... Lensmannen
Oddgeir Thune ... Alfred
Agnes Kittelsen ... Elsa
Gerdi Schjelderup Gerdi Schjelderup ... Johanna
Per Tofte Per Tofte ... Olav
Kari Onstad Winge Kari Onstad Winge ... Agnes
Kirsti Grundtvig Kirsti Grundtvig ... Postsjef (as Kirsti Grundvig)
Geir Myre Geir Myre ... Kaddeberg
Amund Hestsveen Amund Hestsveen ... Journalist
Patrik Stenseth Patrik Stenseth ... Tommy
Steffen Mulder Steffen Mulder ... Stig
Ane Kirkeng Jørgensen Ane Kirkeng Jørgensen ... Anne
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A ruthless pyromaniac is on the loose in a southern village of Norway. They don't know he's not a stranger, but one of them. We follow him, the fire brigade chief's own son, spreading fear in secret.

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Country:

Norway

Language:

Norwegian

Release Date:

13 January 2017 (Estonia) See more »

Also Known As:

Pyromaniac See more »

Filming Locations:

Kristiansand, Norway

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RIKTIGE VENNER
Performed by Håkon Banken
Music & lyrics by Håkon Banken
(C)(P) Arne Bendiksen Records AS
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Turning insecurities into fire
14 February 2018 | by siipolaSee all my reviews

This is a story about insecurities and incapability to cope with them. A quiet guy can't find the right words or socially accepted moves to gain acceptance from his small-town neighbourhoods. The anger of failure comes more and more out of control. He thinks he is control when he has safety-matches in his pocket. From that point on, the character gives thrills to viewers, waiting for the moment when something will terribly go wrong. Movie is more about the atmospherics, fater/mother -son relations and disturbing thrills not big twists and turns.


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