- Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (121 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
- Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Film Movement, 2004.
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Aksel Hennie, Trond Espen Seim, Jan Gunnar Roise
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Originally produced by Film Movement in 2004.
On the hottest day of the year in Oslo, paths cross for a handful of desperate people.. Frode and Milla have their first child but soon learn that he will not live long without an expensive operation which they cannot afford. Bobbie-Pop is a faded singer who tries to commit suicide. Leon is an institutionalized mental patient who hopes to keep a 10-year- old date on his birthday with his teenage sweetheart. Leon's brother, Trygve, gets a weekend leave from prison to be with Leon on his birthday but plans to use the furlough to escape. Overseeing Leon and protecting him is his guardian angel Vidar -- Leon's best buddy at the institution -- who sees things no one else can see, and who may be able to save everyone, except himself.. Winner of Best Film and Best Screenplay at the Norwegian Amanda Awards. "It deserves all the praise it can get...its performances are uniformly authentic and compelling." ́ Doug Cummings, FilmJourney.org. "The film is real emotion that comes through the screen into your soul." ́ C. Dempsey, cinephelia.com
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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|Subject:||Foreign language films.