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The Bothersome Man

40-year-old Andreas has arrived in a strange city with absolutely no idea how he got there. He has a job, a flat, a beautiful girlfriend, but somehow, something just isn't right. Everyone's so darn nice. This pitch black Norwegian comedy/drama comments on the homogenous deadening of society with a surreal and razor-sharp humour as Andreas slowly realises his existential crisis is tinged with a sinister edge. Winner of several film festival awards around the world, it screened here in the 2007 International Film Festival.

Year: 2006
Genre: Drama, Fantasy Films, Scandinavian Cinema, Kate's Favourites, Who am I? Movie Amnesia, Black Humour, Film Festivals 2007
Country: Iceland, Norway
Director: Jens Lien
Starring: Trond Fausa Aurvaag, Petronella Barker, Per Schaaning, Birgitte Larsen, Johannes Joner
Duration: 90 Minutes
Rating: R16
Subtitles: Yes
7.4/10
Location in store: Foreign (Scandinavia)

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