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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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
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.
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 »
Judge Wenche Arntzen:
Can you tell us what happened to you on Utøya, Viljar?
[has a flashback in his head]
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.
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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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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