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22 July (2018)

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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 overview, first billed only:
Anders Danielsen Lie ... Anders Behring Breivik
Jonas Strand Gravli ... Viljar Hanssen
Jon Øigarden ... Geir Lippestad
Maria Bock 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 started like any other. See more »


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

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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 »

Goofs

When the police find Breivik's computer with his manifest, Windows 10 UI elements are visible. Windows 10 was released roughly 4 years after the events of 22 July took place. See more »

Quotes

Lara: How are you feeling?
Viljar: I'm okay. And you?
Lara: Yeah. I'm fine. I was in the shower block when it started, so I managed to run and hide. But I got separated from my sister Bano. I'm sorry about Simon and Anders, too.
Viljar: It's shit.
Lara: How is the food here? Is it okay?
Viljar: It's pretty shit, too. Actually, it's *really* shit.
Lara: If you want, I can bring you something. Food, or anything.
Viljar: No. No, I'm fine. I don't have much appetite.
Lara: Do you want anything else? Cigarettes or...
Viljar: That would have been nice.
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Hun er forelska i lærer'n
Written by Dag Ingebrigtsen and Torstein Flakne
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Sad, gripping re-telling.
18 October 2018 | by emily-imdbSee all my reviews

This is a long movie but is definitely worth the 2.5 hour sitting. The movie is gripping and fast-enough paced that you don't get bored. Perhaps because the real event is still fairly recent (within the last decade), but I found it was really profound and sad. Half of the movie is the event with the other half focussing on the aftermath of this on one particular kid's life. Netflix can churn out some bad films, but this was not one of them. I'd recommend for a gripping sit-down and watch kinda movie night.


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Country:

Norway | Iceland | USA

Language:

English | Norwegian

Release Date:

10 October 2018 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Vestfold, Norway See more »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)
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