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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

Writers:

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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Storyline

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 »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Country:

Norway | Iceland | USA

Language:

English | Norwegian

Release Date:

10 October 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Vestfold, Norway See more »

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Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Interesting fact about the main actor, is that his grandfather, Lieutanant Per Edvard Danielsen, actually was in charge of and responsible for, the massacre of 68 civilians, February 13th 1944, when the coastal steamer "Irma" and the freighter "Henry", was torpedoed and sunk, during the WW2, at Hustadvika, Norway.

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Goofs

When Viljar is at the hospital on Svalbard, a sign saying "Matsalur" is visible. This is Icelandic for "cafeteria", showing that this part of the movie was filmed on Iceland. 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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Featured in Front Row Late: Episode #3.7 (2018) See more »

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Hun er forelska i lærer'n
Written by Dag Ingebrigtsen and Torstein Flakne
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Very Real
26 December 2018 | by birch_jonathanSee all my reviews

I don't understand all the bad reviews...people complaining that the film didn't show a larger proportion of the mass shooting in the beginning of the film. Whats wrong with you people. Everybody knows it went on for much longer...but who in the right mind wants to watch children being murdered in such circumstances for an hour. The shooting time int he movie went on for long enough and it was very harrowing and very sad. A very good film


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