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8 Ratings

Head Above Water

Hodet over vannet

Directed by Nils Gaup
Norway, 1993
Thriller, Comedy


Einar and Bjørn leave Lene on the island for a fishing trip. Then her former lover, Gaute, drops by unexpectedly. Drunk, he sleeps in the double bed. Lene sleeps on the couch and wakes up when the men come back. She tries to wake Gaute, but then discovers that he’s dead.

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Head Above Water Directed by Nils Gaup

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  • John H. Nomedal's rating of the film Head Above Water

    A corky chamberplay of a thiller set in realms of a summer paradise. The idyll ends when a former boyfriend of an ex-alcoholic woman arrives when her much older boyfriend is out at sea with her childhood friend. Relations are tested to the max but their motivations seems to get blur when a bottle of Vodka is drained. Interesting cast, strange details as random nudity and motivations but an okay viewing experience.