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Release Date: June 19th, 2009

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 28 min

Plot Summary
A party of eight Norwegian medical students travel to a remote Arctic mountain for an Easter weekend filled with skiing and relaxation. After one of their group disappears while on a solo cross-country hike, a mysterious local resident (Bjørn Sundquist) tells the remaining visitors that, in the waning days of World War II, a battalion of Nazi soldiers disappeared into the nearby woods after the residents turned on them, and that their zombified corpses remain on the prowl in the area.

Cast: Vegar Hoel, Stig Frode Henriksen, Charlotte Frogner, Evy Kasseth Røsten, Jenny Skavlan, Örjan Gamst, Bjørn Sundquist

Director: Tommy Wirkola

Genres: Comedy, Horror

Distributors: IFC Films

Ratings & Reviews

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  • This blood-soaked melodrama -- a far cry from most foreign films -- has been a festival favorite and might well develop a cult following, though it's far too gory to reach beyond the core audience. show more

  • May have a dull title, but it's lively, idiotic fun, at least until it goes too far past "too far" into the realm of "far too far." show more

  • Wirkola keeps the narrative taut, wasting not a frame; and he throws in funny moments. show more

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