November 1989. The Berlin wall collapses. In Stavanger town, Jarle Klepp (17) has no idea that everything is about to change. So far he has got everything; the best girlfriend in the world and the world's coolest buddy. Together they will soon launch Stavanger's toughest punk band, "Mattias Rust Band". But then the new boy in class, Yngve, appears. He is not like anyone else, and Jarle is confused. He does not know what to do. All he knows is that he cannot stop meeting Yngve, even if it involves doing things he really hates, like listening to Duran Duran and playing tennis. Slowly but steadily Jarle lets everyone around him down, and finds out what it means to stand alone.
Cast: Rolfs Kristians Larsens, Helge Ombo, Katrīne Halsnes
Directed by Stians Kristiansens
Scriptwriter: Tore Renbergs
Producer: Ingve Sēters
The group of smiling people has been sent to Geirr by his girlfriend Ingvild, who sees positive thinking as the only solution to their complicated relations. Geirr is not so easily persuaded, and soon he finds out that the group members are as miserable as he is.
Cast: Fridtjov Saheim, Kjersti Holmen, Henrik Mestad
Directed by Bard Breien
Scriptwriter: Bard Breien
Producer: Dag Alveberg
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is the first film in Columbia Pictures’ three-picture adaptation of Stieg Larsson’s literary blockbuster The Millennium Trilogy. Directed by David Fincher and starring Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara, the film is based on the first novel in the trilogy, which altogether have sold 50 million copies in 46 countries and become a worldwide phenomenon.
Cast: Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Daniel Craig, Stellan Skarsgard, Steven Berkoff, Robin Wright, Yorick van Wageningen, Joely Richardson
Directed by: David Fincher
Script: Steven Zaillian
Producer: Scott Rudin
A journey inside Martin's head. He's on a weekend mountain trip, and we get to know his thoughts. Unsensored, essential, existential and silly about feelings and fantasies. A recognizable film about being human, and how we tick and think.
Brothers Gummi and Kiddi are sheep-farmers who pride themselves with the best flocks in Iceland. And yet although they have a common job, and their sheep have a common ancestor, the brothers have not spoken in decades. When Kiddi's flock gets infected with a deadly disease, and the government decides to destroy it entirely, the brothers are forced to overcome their disagreements in order to avoid a disaster and save their farms. Armed with a shotgun and wit, Gummi and Kiddi are ready to take on anyone.
This is the experienced documentarist Grímur Hákonarson's second feature – a heart-warming comedy about people and rams, which has received an award at the Cannes Festival programme Un Certain Regard.
An upcoming exhibition celebrating photographer Isabelle Reed three years after her untimely death, brings her eldest son Jonah back to the family house - forcing him to spend more time with his father Gene and withdrawn younger brother Conrad than he has in years. With the three of them under the same roof, Gene tries desperately to connect with his two sons, but they struggle to reconcile their feelings about the woman they remember so differently.
The film will be demonstrated within film festival "Spektrs VI": http://www.forumcinemas.lv/Events/Spektrs/.
Although anticipated, no one is really ready when the mountain pass above the scenic, narrow Norwegian fjord Geiranger collapses and creates an 85-meter high violent tsunami. A geologist is one of those caught in the middle of it.
Richard - a sparrow - is adopted by and grows up with a stork family, convinced he is himself a stork; problems arise when the storks, as migratory birds, leave for Africa to spend the winter. He wants to go, too, and starts hitchhiking through Europe, by bus, train and boat, joined by an eccentric owl and a narcissistic, disco-singing parakeet to prove to his stork family that he's a stork.
Under the loving but firm guidance of an old fan turned director and cultural diplomat, and to the surprise of a whole world, the ex-Yugoslavian cult band Laibach becomes the first rock group ever to perform in the fortress state of North Korea. Confronting strict ideology and cultural differences, the band struggles to get their songs through the needle’s eye of censorship before they can be unleashed on an audience never before exposed to alternative rock’n’roll.
An intriguing and romantic thriller about a young woman who has just left her religious family on the west coast of Norway to study at a university in Oslo. Thelma (Eili Harboe) falls in love and at the same time discovers that she possesses frightening and inexplicable supernatural abilities. She is confronted with tragic secrets of her past and the terrifying implications of her powers. The film leads into shadowy, unexpected spaces that might bring closer to feelings hidden deep inside us. It shows that the most frightening things of all come from within.
A miller's son, Johannes, falls in love with the daughter of a wealthy landowner, Victoria. The novel follows them through adolescence, as Johannes struggles with the social hierarchy and becomes a successful author, and Victoria is forced into marrying Otto, a lieutenant, to save the troubled family economy.