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In Order of Disappearance

Stein B. Kvae (Producer), Finn Gjerdrum (Producer), Kim Fupz Aakeson (Script), Pål Sverre Hagen, Bruno Ganz (Actors), Hans Petter Moland (Director), Stellan Skarsgård, Anders Baasmo Christiansen, Jakob Oftebro (Actors),Jenni Zylka (Moderation)

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including the arrival of the European Shooting Stars 2014

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Norway, winter. Introverted and hard-working Nils drives the powerful snow plough that keeps open the roads and mountain passes of the inhospitable frozen landscape where he lives. He’s just been named citizen of the year for his efforts when he receives news that his son has died of a heroin overdose. Refusing to believe the official version of his son’s death, he begins a covert search for the boy's alleged murderers. A surprising turn of events causes him to become a tough-as-nails and feared underworld hero – one whose identity nobody knows. A gruesome black comedy full of impressive images of an endless wintry-white landscape which Nils knows how to use to his advantage. The film deploys dark comedy to depict Nils’ exploits in the realm of gangsters, which is characterised by a delicately nuanced portrayal of the mentalities of Swedish, Norwegian and Serb mafiosi with Bruno Ganz putting in an appearance as a Serb mafia boss. In Order of Disappearence reunites the creative team of director Hans Petter Moland, screenwriter Kim Pupz Aakeson and actor Stellan Skarsgård.

Norway / Sweden / Denmark 2013, 115 min

by

Hans Petter Moland

with

Stellan Skarsgård
Bruno Ganz
Pål Sverre Hagen
Birgitte Hjort Sørensen
Anders Baasmo Christiansen
Gard B. Eidsvold

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