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Oslo, August 31st

Oslo, August 31st
  • 2011
  • Norway
  • 95 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Joachim Trier
  • Written by: Joachim Trier, Eskil Vogt
  • Cast: Anders Danielsen Lie
  • Language: Norwegian
  • UK release: 4 November 2011

Anders (Lie) is about to leave drug rehab, and over the course of 24 hours he struggles against temptation. Films set in a single day are seldom as affecting as this one, but the painful honesty is tempered by the visual beauty and Trier's ability to create authentically intimate moments.

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Oslo, August 31st

8 Nov 20114 stars

Film of visual beauty full of melancholy, intimacy and humanity

(15) 95min Films set over a single 24-hour period are seldom as naturalistic and affecting as this poignant drama from Norwegian filmmaker Joachim Trier. Less intensely stylish than his 2006 debut Reprise, this is a very good, slow-paced film, full…

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