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Kongen av Bast?y : King of Devil's Island / 4 1/2 presenterer ; i co-produksjon med Opus Film, MACT Productions, St Paul Film ; ein film av Marious Holst ; regiss?r, Marius Holst ; producsent, Karin Julsrud ; manusforfatter, Dennis Magnusson.

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 115 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : Film Movement : 2011.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Marius Holst.
Participant or Performer Note:
Benjamin Helstad, Kristoffer Joner, Stellan Skarsgard, Trond Nilssen.
Summary, etc.:
Starring Stellan Skarsg?rd (star of David Fincher's upcoming The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo). This true story of the infamous Bast?y Boys Home correctional facility in Norway, begins with the arrival of seventeen-year-old Erling, a rumored murderer. He immediately clashes with the island facility's governor (Stellan Skarsg?rd), who believes manual labor, rigid discipline, and harsh punishment are the only methods that can turn the boys into honorable members of society. Refusing to accept the constant abuse, Erling slowly rouses the rest of the boys out of their resigned existence, and encourages them to fight to lift up their spirits. When tragedy finally falls at the hand of the sadistic dorm master, Erling leads his comrades in a courageous and vicious rebellion that will bring them head to head with no less than the Norwegian Army.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Prisons > Drama.
Riots > Drama.
Juvenile detention homes > Norway > Drama.

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