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Jo Nesbo's Headhunters (Hodejegerne)

Jo Nesbo's Headhunters (Hodejegerne)
  • 4 stars
  • 2011
  • Norway
  • 101 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Morten Tydlum
  • Written by: Lars Gudmestad, Ulf Ryberg
  • Cast: Askel Hennie, Synnøve Macody Lund
  • Language: Norwegian
  • UK release: 6 April 2012

Roger (Hennie) is a successful headhunter living beyond his means, who supplements his income with a double life as a gentleman thief, until one of his victims (Coster-Waldau) fights back. Tyldum's adaptation of Jo Nesbo's novel is somewhere between a Road Runner cartoon and a Coen Brothers thriller: breathlessly, outrageously entertaining.

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Profile: Aksel Hennie - star of Jo Nesbo's Headhunters

23 Mar 2012

Norwegian actor from Max Manus: Man of War and Age of Heroes

Born 29 October, 1975, Oslo Background Aksel is a popular Norwegian actor, writer and director who was once arrested and sentenced for tagging during his late teens. The experience helped to inform one of his films, Uno, which he wrote, directed…


19 Mar 20124 stars

Jo Nesbo adaptation is breathlessly, outrageously entertaining

(15) 101min The twisty, tangled, page-turning bestsellers of Norwegian author Jo Nesbo seem tailor-made for the screen. The narratives move with all the momentum of a runaway train and there are enough flawed individuals and crumbling moral…

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