A recovering drug addict is given a day’s leave from his rehab center to apply for a job and try to reconnect with his old friends and family around the city of Oslo. Based on the novel Le feu follet by Pierre Drieu La Rochelle.
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I remember at 28 knowing that I wasn't going to be successful by 30, and that in fact I had no prospects whatsoever. For 4 years I wandered aimlessly and hopelessly. And then I met someone who had faith in me. She basically saved my life. I had to make stuff up to put on my resume. By the time I was 40 I redefined what it meant to be successful.
In parts, one of the most interesting and authentic feelings on depression I have seen. Not interesting stylistically, and a bit of a shitty character; but that scene where there is a girl listing all the things in life she would like, and like to achieve; and he desires nothing, and only really wishes for the inevitable end. To far gone; almost how I feel about life too.