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Welcome to Norway

Published in W
Tuesday, 19 July 2016 22:24
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Additional Info

  • Rating

    M: Mature themes, coarse language and sex scene.

  • The pitch

    A frosty Welcome.

  • Starring

    Anders Baasmo Christiansen, Henriette Steenstrup, Slimane Dazi, Kristoffer Hjulstad, Jon Vegard Hovdal, Nini Bakke Kristiansen, Birgitte Larsen, Marianne Meløy, Olivier Mukuta, Henrik Rafaelsen

  • Directed by

    Rune Denstad Langlo

  • Running time

    90 minutes

  • Rated

    M (Australia), NR (UK), NR (USA)

  • VIOLENCE/GORE

    People are tied up, dragged behind a car, beaten (assumed), hit with objects (offscreen). Story told of woman/girl being raped for 3 days by 7 soldiers then left to die. Break-and-enter, stealing. Objects thrown smashed; broken glass. Freezing to death, Guantanamo, Gulag, beatings, broken ribs, terrorism mentioned. Yelling. Blood/gore: Bleeding nose/mouth; bloody clothing, shaving cut. Bags of dead fish. Scars, bruising, bandage.

  • SEX/NUDITY

    Sex scene (woman in bra on top of shirtless man). Flirting, undressing. Affair with married man. Discussions and references to sex. Slang terms for sex. Woman in underwear, shirtless man, photos of people in swimwear.

  • VICES/DRUG USE

    Alcohol (beer, wine, spirits). Smoking (cigarette). References to intoxication, drinking problems. Gambling (racing, lottery). Drugs mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE

    F-words, s-words, bastards, b*tches. Racist language/slurs. Derogatory sexual comments. Religious references and exclamations.

  • THEMES

    Refugees, prejudice, money problems, horrible living situations, cultural insensitivity, language barriers, immigration, infidelity, asylum seekers, taking advantage of desperate situations/people, crisis, xenophobia, racism.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS

    Dead parents, dead uncle, relationship breakup mentioned. Foreign languages (subtitled).