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70's stoners in Oslo try to hit just one more deal
This is at the end of the 70's, the dreams of the hippies are to some degree still alive, but shadows of the cold and greedy 80's throw it's long shadows into some "idealistic" drug traders.
The movie is an ode to that culture and how it destroyed itself. It is much fun and has funny episodes and characters aplenty.
Joner is great as always, he is one of the most versatile actors in Norwegian cinema. The ever-present Bjørn Sundquist makes a good Stalin-Knudsen, the chief of the drug-police who is omnipresent at the wrong times. Robert Skjærstad from "Junk Mail" makes a good role also as the shady dealer Svarten.
Will these children of the revolution get out of it alive?
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