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In Order of Disappearance
Upstanding community leader Nils (Stellan Skarsgård) has just won an award for "Citizen of the Year" when he learns the news that his son has died of a heroin overdose. Suspecting foul play, Nils begins to investigate, and soon finds himself at the center of an escalating underworld gang war between Serbian drug dealers and a sociopathic criminal mastermind known only as “The Count.” Hans Petter Moland’s action-thriller is an entertaining and intelligent black comedy set in the dead of frozen Norwegian winter. In English, Norwegian, and Swedish with English subtitles.
I don't know who you are. I don't know what you want. If you're looking for cocaine, I can tell you I don't have drugs. But what I do have are a very particular set of snow removal vehicles; Snow removal vehicles I have acquired over a very long career. Snow removal vehicles that make me a nightmare for people like you. If you'd let my son go, that would've been the end of it. I wouldn't look for you, I wouldn't pursue you. But since you didn't, I will look for you, I will find you, and I will plow you.
Hans Petter Moland's film is a story about fathers and sons, parental responsibility and cold hearted, blood soaked revenge. Most people will see similarities with Headhunters or the quirky characters that populate the Coen's world although the icy Scandinavian humour, led by Stellan Skarsgaard, sets a tone all of its own.
Nils Dickman hails from Sweden but lives in Norway, recently crowned Citizen of The Year in his small town. Life as a respected family man is turned upside down when his son is murdered, believed to be the victim of a drug overdose. Nils refuses to accept the coroners report and heads off to track down the men he believes to be responsible; cue a pile of dead bodies…
Stellan Skarsgaard punches a lot of people on his way to nail a bad guy who is a cross between Richard E Grant and Richey from Bottom (only norwegian).
Stellan Skarsgård entra directo al número 1 del ranking "Charles Bronson del Siglo XXI". In order of disappearance combina violencia y humor negro de manera magistral, me ha dejado con ganas de mas material del duo HP Moland/S Skarsgård.
Kraftidioten, or In Order of Disappearance which it is called in English, is like an Norwegian crossover between the Coen brothers and Quentin Tarantino, just not as good. I felt like the movie was trying a bit too hard, it was trying to be tougher than it actually was. I know it's not to be taken completely serious, but I still feel like it could have done better with another cast, some of the actors felt very misscasted. The movie is still good entertainment, there's aspects that are really good, but still I can't seem to like it as much as everyone else seems to have.
The movie is about Nils, a Swedish immigrant that just has been awarded for…
The combination of stunning Norwegian snowscapes, quirky Scandi humour, and Stellan Skarsgard's incredible screen presence elevates what could've been a fairly dull revenge thriller into something pretty special.
OBVIOUSLY it's now being remade with Liam Neeson in the lead. Which'll probably still be watchable, but I hope they set it somewhere snowy. Skarsgard chasing down baddies in a snow plough might be one of cinema's greatest images.
Norwegian revenge film in which Stellan Skarsgård plays a mild-mannered snow-blower driver who goes over the edge when his son is killed by drug dealers. I kept thinking "this is like a Liam Neeson plot" so it's no surprise that the movie's being remade with Neeson as we speak... At the risk of sounding blasphemous (and with no disrespect to the mighty Skarsgård, who gives his usual solid performance), I think there's a chance I'll prefer the Neeson one.
For a slightly-plotted thriller, this movies at a glacial pace. It's nearly 2 hours, which is at least half an hour too long. There aren't really any characters or situations that are remotely believable and, while it never strives for realism,…
Needed more Stellan. I didn't know snowplows can be so epic, though.
Your stock crime/revenge yarn touched with some nice comic grace-notes, like the main crime lord being a vegan health-nut who makes fruit smoothies for all of his henchmen. Otherwise, only of mild interest.
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How do I pitch In Order of Disappearance? Imagine Taken if it were made by the Coen Brothers and with a screenplay written by Martin McDonagh. It's hard not to compare this to the works of these people, considering its influences is the snowy covered world of Fargo and it contains the wry profanity of McDonagh's works. The end result is a film where you'll be snickering at the moments that are absolutely horrible.
Nils Dickman (Stellan Skarsgard) is a stone, cold faced snow plow driver who wins the Citizen of the Year award…
What a great find! I had a lot of fun watching this and had only heard of it 5 seconds before I pressed play on Netflix.
The dark-humour is sprinkled in perfectly to the stunning camera work around Norway and the brutal killings of gangland-esque warfare.
Characters had minimal development due to the pacing of the film, which almost jumps in to the generic revenge thriller formula straight away, and it isn't even bad at that. The characters actually do develop along the story and you can really get a taste of how human or monstrous they are, if they survive long enough.
The screenplay is written perfectly and actually has an 'Order of Disappearance' which is absolutely hilarious.
The final scene is a perfect black comedy ending.
More snow, less talking & straight shooting. Nice little gem, especially in photography and equipment.
No-one does black humour like the Scandinavians! This dark but funny film follows a father investigating the death of his son.
Warning: the body count gets pretty high.
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