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Films & Schedules - NORWAY

HEADHUNTERS

Fri, Feb 17, 2012
at 11:30 PM (Cinema 21)
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HEADHUNTERS

DIRECTOR: Morten Tyldum - NORWAY

Roger Brown is Norway’s most successful headhunter, recruiting personnel for powerful corporations. But as successful as he is, it’s not enough to keep up with what he thinks his wife needs. So to keep things afloat, he uses his job to find wealthy people he can steal art from. When the master conman sets his sights on a priceless painting, its owner turns out to be a former mercenary with a terrible secret, and Roger is in for much more than he ever could have imagined. His client has excellent hunting skills, leading to a perilous journey rife with gunfights,...

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KING OF DEVIL’S ISLAND

Sat, Feb 11, 2012
at 8:30 PM (World Trade Center Theater)
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Mon, Feb 13, 2012
at 6 PM (Whitsell Auditorium)
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KING OF DEVIL’S ISLAND

DIRECTOR: Marius Holst - NORWAY

This gripping true story of an uprising in a brutally run Norwegian reform school in 1915 is told in an epic style that won the Best Film Prize at the Norwegian Film Awards. Located on a remote island in the Oslo fjord, the Bastoy Boys’ Home was established as a place to reform wayward teenagers—using beatings, manual labor, and rigid discipline to keep the youngsters subdued. But when newcomer Erling arrives on the island and starts to question the authority of the abusive “housefathers,” he finds more than a murmur of support from his fellow inmates. Determined both to escape...

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TURN ME ON, DAMMIT!

Sun, Feb 12, 2012
at 8 PM (Lloyd Mall 5)
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Wed, Feb 15, 2012
at 6:15 PM (Cinemagic)
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Sun, Feb 19, 2012
at 12 PM (Cinemagic)
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TURN ME ON, DAMMIT!

DIRECTOR: Jannicke Systad Jacobsen - NORWAY

Only a woman could tell this wry, astonishingly candid tale of a teenage girl with an unbridled sexual appetite. Fifteen-year-old Alma is consumed by her out-of-control hormones and fantasies that range from sweetly romantic images of Artur, the boyfriend she yearns for, to down-and-dirty daydreams about practically everybody she lays eyes on. Alma and her best friend Saralou live in an insufferably boring little town in the hinterlands of Norway. After Alma has a highly perplexing encounter with Artur, she makes the mistake of telling her incredulous friends, who ostracize her at school. At home, Alma’s mother is overwhelmed and...

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