Jürgen Vogel and Birgit Minichmayr play a couple that leaves their homeland to settle on Norway’s Polar Sea in order to reinvigorate their marriage. But when she commits a hit-and-run car accident a few months later, the question of guilt, morals and what to do calls everything into question.
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Impressive photography, a stunning location and a unique world are the best assets here. Some of the acting is forced and while on the whole it is a familiar and predictable enough tale the last 3rd takes us into fresh and emotionally honest territory in a look at how grief and guilt are shared within small communities and how with love they must be overcome if life is to continue. 3 stars
how is even POSSIBLE to make such a dull film? the worst kind. I'd rather hate a film than be bored by it. I left the cinema as soon as the film began employ every boring and tried plot hook ever. An hour and twenty minutes of my life wasted, and there was still an hour left. Nothing could have redeemed it at that point.