Travel to Norway this weekend to see one of cinema's most compelling new directors Joachim Trier, director of REPRISE. Trier has managed to blend both style and substance with a energy that echoes the French New Wave. Don't miss this opportunity to see one of world cinema's most interesting voices. OSLO AUGUST 31ST was featured in the 2012 Miami International Film Festival.
"OSLO is an example of strong, confident filmmaking in which nothing is miscalculated or out of place."
-Kenneth Turan, LOS ANGELES TIMES
"As this elegiac movie reminds us, even a shattered life matters, leaving behind an indelible, intricate imprint."
-Melissa Anderson, VILLAGE VOICE
"Trier's compassion for what it takes to survive, mixed with the love he bestows on OSLO, is rewardingly profound."
-Lisa Schwarzbaum, ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY
Thirty-four-year-old Anders is a fortunate, but deeply troubled man battling drug addiction. As part of his rehabilitation program, he is allowed to go into the city for a job interview, but instead uses the opportunity as a way to drift around and revisit old friends. The day grows increasingly difficult as he struggles to overcome personal demons and past ghosts for the chance at love and a new life.
Directed by Joachim Trier. Unrated.
Norway, 2012, Digital Projection, 96minutes, Color, Norwegian with English Subtitles.