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King of Devil’s Island

Director
Marius Holst
Country
 Norway France Sweden Poland
Actors
Stellan Skarsgård, Benjamin Helstad, Kristoffer Joner, Trond Nilssen, Morten Løvstad, Daniel Berg, Odin Gineson Brøderud, Magnar Botten, Magnus Langlete, Markus, Agnar Jeger Holst, Tommy Jakob Håland, Richard Safin, Frank-Thomas Andersen, Martin Slaatto, Ellen Dorrit Petersen, Ragnhild Vannebo, Per Gørvell, Kirsti Asskildt, Julian Karlsson, Kimmo Rajala
Overview
Based on a true story: Norwegian winter, 1915. On the island Bastøy, outside Oslo, a group of young boys aged 11 to 18, are held in an institution for delinquent youth, notorious for its sadistic regime. One day a new boy, Erling, arrives, determined to escape from the island. After a tragic incident, he ends up leading the boys in a violent uprising. When the boys manage to take over the island, 150 soldiers are sent in to restore order.
Release Date
16 December 2010
Original Title
Kongen av Bastøy
Genres
Drama, Action
Runtime
2 h 00 min
Languages
Norwegian, Spanish
Production
MACT Productions
Producer
Karin Julsrud
Author
Writer
Director of Photography
John Andreas Andersen
Original Music Composer
Johan Söderqvist
Emma Vestrheim

Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is now based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.

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