Jo Nesbo's Headhunters (Hodejegerne)
- 1h 41min
- 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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Headhunters19 Mar 2012
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 certainties…
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