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Release Date: April 27th, 2012

DVD Release Date: August 28th, 2012

R|1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary
A corporate recruiter (Aksel Hennie), who moonlights as an art thief, plans to steal a valuable painting from the perfect candidate (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) for a job he needs to fill.

Cast: Aksel Hennie, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Synnøve Macody Lund, Julie R. Ølgaard, Eivind Sander, Daniel Bratterud, Baard Owe, Joachim Rafaelsen

Director: Morten Tyldum

Genres: Thriller, Action, Crime drama

Production Co: TV2 Norge, Yellow Bird, Nordisk Film- & TV-Fond, ARD Degeto Film

Distributors: Magnolia Pictures

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  • The film has some fairly grisly violence, but also considerable humor and the sort of intricate, thought-through storytelling you'd expect from Hitchcock or the Coen brothers. show more

  • A transgenre thriller that glides effortlessly from crisp social commentary through off-kilter comedy to paranoid terror, it's on my short list of the most enjoyable movies in recent memory. show more

  • Twisty enough to please many arthouse patrons, though some will be rolling their eyes by the end. show more

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