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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (122 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Film Movement, 2008.

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General Note:
Title from title frames.
Film
In Process Record.
Participant or Performer Note:
Trond Espen Seim, P©Æl Sverre℗Valheim Hagen, Trine Dyrholm
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by Film Movement in 2008.
Summary, etc.:
In this dark Norwegian thriller, Jan, recently released from prison after serving time for the murder of a child, has always maintained his innocence and is ready to put the past behind him. A gifted organist, he takes a job at an Oslo church under his middle name, Thomas.. His talent and gentle manner quickly earn him the respect of his superiors, as well as the love of the pastor, Anna. Thomas even overcomes his initial panic to return the affection of Anna's young son, Jens. But his past catches up with him when Agnes, a local teacher, comes to the church on a school visit and recognizes the organist as Jan, the young man who was convicted for the murder of her son.. Winner of Best Editing and Best Score and nominated for Best Actress (Trine Dyrholm), Best Direction, and Best Cinematography at the Amanda Awards. Winner of Best Film at the Ghent International Film Festival.. Official Selection at the Rotterdam International Film Festival. *"(A) powerful gem. It's absolutely the best movie I have seen in years!" - Michael Moore. "...Well structured...(the acting) is is uniformly excellent." - Ronnie Scheib, Variety. "This meditative work is a clear triumph for humanist cinema; a true genre film that meets and exceeds the highest of expectations and is virtually guaranteed to move its audience like no other." - Escape from Hollywood
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In Norwegian
Subject: Foreign language films.
Motion pictures.
Genre: European/Baltic Studies
Feature films.

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