King of Devil's Island
- 116 min
- Directed by: Marius Holst
- Written by: Dennis Magnusson
- Cast: Stellan Skarsgård, Benjamin Helstad, Kristoffer Joner
- Language: Norwegian
Based on a true story of the brutal uprising at Bastoy reform school for underprivileged boys Stellan Skarsgård's governor Hakon turns a blind eye to obvious abuse. A slow burning but satisfying drama.
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King of Devil's Island17 Jul 2012
Slow-burning but satisfying prison drama starring Stellan Skarsgård
There is a steely Dickensian sweep to King Of Devil’s Island, a grimly compelling dramatisation of true events from 1915. The notorious correctional facility for ‘maladjusted’ boys on Bastoy Island belongs to the pages of Oliver Twist. The desolate…
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