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21 days left
3.7
311 Ratings

King of Devil's Island

Kongen av Bastøy

Directed by Marius Holst
Norway, 2010
Drama, Action
  • Norwegian
  • English

Synopsis

Norwegian winter, early 20th century. On the boys home Bastoy, a new inmate leads the boys to a violent uprising against a brutal regime. How far is he willing to go to attain freedom?

Our take

After yesterday’s crypto auto-biographical tale of lone confinement in Iran comes this fictional tale of communal imprisonment in Norway. Two different eras, nations, ages, and cultures: A moving double bill of oppression spatial, psychological and social. Co-starring the great Stellan Skarsgård.

King of Devil's Island
Directed by Marius Holst
21 days left

Awards & Festivals

International Film Festival Rotterdam

2011 | Spectrum

Transilvania International Film Festival

2011 | Wasted Youth

Edinburgh International Film Festival

2011 | International Features

Istanbul International Film Festival

2012 | From the World of Festivals

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