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A three-part story of Norway's worst terrorist attack in which over seventy people were killed. 22 July looks at the disaster itself, the survivors, Norway's political system and the lawyers who worked on this horrific case.

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Paul Greengrass

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Paul Greengrass, Åsne Seierstad (based upon the book "One of Us" by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anders Danielsen Lie ... Anders Behring Breivik
Jonas Strand Gravli ... Viljar Hanssen
Jon Øigarden ... Geir Lippestad
Maria Bock ... Christin Kristoffersen
Thorbjørn Harr ... Sveinn Are Hanssen
Seda Witt ... Lara Rachid
Isak Bakli Aglen ... Torje Hanssen
Ola G. Furuseth Ola G. Furuseth ... Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg
Marit Andreassen Marit Andreassen ... Prime Minister Aide #1 (as Marit Adeleide Andreassen)
Øystein Martinsen ... Prime Minister Aide #2
Valborg Frøysnes Valborg Frøysnes ... Prime Minister Aide #3
Harald Nordmann Harald Nordmann ... Simon Sæbø (as Thor-Harald Normann)
Anders Kulsrud Storruste Anders Kulsrud Storruste ... Anders Kristiansen
Monica Borg Fure Monica Borg Fure ... Utøya Camp Leader
Mathias Eckhoff Mathias Eckhoff ... Utøya Security
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In Norway on 22 July 2011, right-wing terrorist Anders Behring Breivik murdered 77 young people attending a Labour Party Youth Camp on Utøya Island outside of Oslo. A three-part story. About the survivors of the attacks, the political leadership of Norway, and the lawyers involved. Written by Ulf Kjell Gür

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The True Story of a Day That Changed a Nation See more »


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Rated R for disturbing violence, graphic images, and language. | See all certifications »

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Country:

Norway | Iceland | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 October 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

22 July See more »

Filming Locations:

Vestfold, Norway See more »

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Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)
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Scott Rudin Productions See more »
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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Jon Øigarden (Geir Lippestad), Anders Danielsen Lie (Anders Behring Breivik) & Lena Kristin Ellingsen (Signe Lippestad) also worked together on Mammon (2014) as Peter Verås, Johannes Ritter Hansen & Vibeke Haglund respectively. See more »

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In some of the scenes right after the shooting on Utøya begins, one of the employees who informs the prime minister of the shooting can be seen holding an iPhone 5. This model was not released until September 2012. See more »

Quotes

Judge Wenche Arntzen: Can you tell us what happened to you on Utøya, Viljar?
Viljar: Yes.
[has a flashback in his head]
Viljar: He tried to... he tried to kill me. I remember... seeing him... and then running away... trying to find somewhere to hide, and protecting my little brother. I remember being shot. Five times. When I was lying on the beach, I was... all alone. In a kind of pain I couldn't imagine.
Judge Wenche Arntzen: But now you are here.
Viljar: But everything's different. I've had to relearn how to use my body. Learn how to walk again. How to feed ...
[...]
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Very well handled
12 October 2018 | by DMAitkenSee all my reviews

I remembered hearing about the event on the news and being shocked by it at the time, but the film gave a much deeper insight into the tragedy. I actually cried watching this portrayal of the attack on those poor children. The cast did an excellent job with the English dialogue, but I'd have been fine watching it in Norwegian with English subtitles.


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