Utøya: July 22
- 1h 37min
- Directed by: Erik Poppe
- Cast: Andrea Berntzen, Aleksander Holmen, Brede Fristad, Elli Rhiannon Müller Osbourne, Solveig Koløen Birkeland, Jenny Svennevig, Ingeborg Enes Kjevik, Sorosh Sadat, Ada Eide, Mariann Gjerdsbakk, Daniel Sang Tran, Torkel Dommersnes Soldal, Magnus Moen
- UK release: 26 October 2018
A dramatization of the July 2011 terror attack. The killer is never seen: the focus is entirely on one survivor, Kaja (Berntzen), as she criss-crosses the island trying to find her sister and stay alive. With Berntzen’s brilliant performance, Poppe creates a moving homage to the generation that the killer was trying to destroy.
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UTYA - July 22Original Title: Utya 22. juliErik Poppe | Norway | 2018 | 92m | Cert TBC | ContainsSubtitlesDrama filmed in a single-take. A teenage girl struggles to survive and to find her younger sister during the July 2011 terrorist mass murder at a political summer camp on the Norwegian island of Utya.Screening as part of the Monday Night Film Club. There will be a short introduction followed by a post film discussion. All are welcome to stay on for the discussion, free tea and coffee will be made available.
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Utøya – July 2222 Oct 2018
A moving portrayal of courage inspired by a real Norwegian tragedy
Hot on the heels of Paul Greengrass's July 22, about a lone terrorist's slaughter of 77 people in Norway in 2011, comes another account of that horrendous day. It's a big ask of audiences to put themselves through the wringer twice over. But the films…
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