Aberdeen Poster

Release Date: August 17th, 2001

DVD Release Date: April 23rd, 2002

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 53 min

Plot Summary
Kaisa (Lena Headey) is sent by her mother (Charlotte Rampling) to escort her alcoholic father (Stellan Skarsgard) on a road trip from a Norwegian oil rig to a detox clinic in Aberdeen, Scotland. What she soon discovers, however, is that her mother's plans for her father are not what she thought...

Cast: Stellan Skarsgård, Lena Headey, Ian Hart, Charlotte Rampling, Jason Hetherington, Louise Goodall, John Killoran, John Harwood

Director: Hans Moland

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Freeway Films, Filmfabriken Baltic Sea AB

Distributors: First Run

Keywords: Transformation, Touching, Daughter, Quest, Emotional, Love, Father, 2000s, Hospital

Ratings & Reviews

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  • It is an uncompromising family tale, one that's dark but lyrical and moving in its rendering of the ties that bind even the most dysfunctional families, despite valiant efforts to destroy them.

  • In the end, grips us precisely because its actors are so utterly absorbed in their roles, so unfettered and nakedly expressive. This is the kind of acting we always look for, but rarely see. show more

  • A film of rare beauty, lifted by some of the best acting you may see in any film this year. show more

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