Monsterthursday (Contemporary World Cinema)
2004 - Norway - 90min
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CAST: Kim Bodnia, Andreas Cappelen, Iben Hjejle, Vegar Hoel
Monsterthursday is a romantic drama with hints of comedy from the surfer scene in Stavanger. Even and Tord are old friends living in Stavanger, on Norway's west coas. Tord marries Karen, toward whom Even holds romantic feelings, but who is now expecting a child with Tord. Tord is everything Even is not. He is handsome, surfs like a god, has gotten his work and career together. Shortly after the wedding, Tord goes toAustralia on a so-called official journey, with his surfboard tucked under his arm. The three must sort through their various complications in a number of ways. -AMArild Østin Ommundsen (1969) studied directin in Stavanger. He has previously made several short films before his first feature film Mongoland (2001).
PRODUCER: Ingrid Festøy Ottesen
SCREENWRITER: Gro Elin Hjelle , Arild Østin Ommundsen
CINEMATOGRAPHER: Trond Høines
EDITOR: Erik Andersson
MUSIC: Thomas DybdahlNils Erga
PRINT SOURCE: Norwegian Film Institute,