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Bird droppings on a work shirt lead to extreme unintended consequences.
Director Eva Sørhaug (Cold Lunch) reveals the rage and violence lurking beneath seemingly tranquil domesticity in her bold and uncompromising sophomore feature.
The film centers around a group of young men whom reside in an area of Oslo that is predominantly inhabited by immigrants. Best friends David and Morten work as gym instructors at Jarle’s gym. Jarle is a sadistic small-time criminal whom, together with his son Lars, purchase and distribute anabolic steroids. Lars has ties with a notorious criminal Pakistani gang led by Khuram. The climax of the film takes place after Lars, Morten and David are arrested for possession of illegal drugs. David chooses to “snitch” on his friends in order to visit his dying father. The story escalates when Lars uses his influence on the Pakistani gang to retaliate. Lars also informs Khuram about Morten’s alleged sexual intercourse with Khuram’s sister, viewed as dishonourable by the Sharia law. The plot leaves the two best friends in a series of events that force them to run for their lives.
Max Manus is a Norwegian 2008 biographic war film based on the real events of the life of resistance fighter Max Manus (1914–96), after his contribution in the Winter War against the Soviet Union. The story follows Manus – played by Aksel Hennie – through the outbreak of World War II in Norway until peacetime in 1945.
Kristoffer is a billboard hanger, 24 years old and carefree. When his girlfriend Elisabeth dumps him for the boss of her trend bureau, his life falls to pieces. He feels like a loser. By coincidence some of Kristoffer’s video diaries end up with the producer of the popular talk show “Karsten Tonight” on TV2. A few weeks later Kristoffer’s life has become TV entertainment. People love the sequences from his commune at Tøyen: Kristoffer’s half-twisted view of his surroundings, his crazy best friend Geir, not to mention the weird web designer Stig Inge, who hasn’t set foot outside the Tøyen shopping centre for two years. Kristoffer’s future again looks bright, everyone likes him. But revealing your life on national television comes with a price tag. As Kristoffer’s future in the TV business looks brighter and brighter, his friends start suffering. Geir’s big secret is revealed, and Stig Inge’s personal problems are much more serious than Kristoffer first thought…
A Somewhat Gentle Man
After serving a 12-year sentence for killing the man that slept with his wife, a man ponders whether he should try and reconcile with his family, or take revenge on those who turned him in.
An accomplished headhunter risks everything to obtain a valuable painting owned by a former mercenary..
Pioneer is set in the early ’80s, at the beginning of the Norwegian Oil Boom. Enormous oil and gas deposits are discovered in the North Sea and the authorities aim to bring the oil ashore through a pipeline from depths of 500 meters. A professional diver, Petter, obsessed with reaching the bottom of the Norwegian Sea has the discipline, strength and courage to take on the world’s most dangerous mission. But a sudden, tragic accident changes everything. Petter is sent on a perilous journey where he loses sight of who’s pulling the strings. Gradually he realizes that he is in way over his head and that his life is at stake.