Oslo, August 31st Review
Starring Anders Danielsen Lie, Hans Olav Brenner, Ingrid Olava and Malin Crepin
Written by Pierre Drieu La Rochelle, Joachim Trier and Eskil Vogt
Directed by Joachim Trier
Off an extremely successful, record breaking European theatrical run, The TIFF Bell Lightbox welcomes the Cannes sensation Oslo, August 31st for an exclusive first run starting Friday August 10th. The Norwegian film from director Joachim Trier, a distant cousin of maverick director Lars Von Trier, stars the same actor from his award winning directorial debut Reprise, Anders Danielsen Lie, in a heavily character driven piece about a recovering addict and his return to the titular city.
Anders (Danielsen Lie) is a recovering addict in a rural rehab program. Coming near the end of his program Anders has been feeling more and more disconnected and actually does something drastic just to feel something. Given leave so that…
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