Out Stealing Horses (Ut og stjaele hester)



Sequoia 1 Sat, Oct 5, 2019 11:15 AM
Lark Theatre Mon, Oct 7, 2019 5:30 PM
Rafael 1 Fri, Oct 11, 2019 3:00 PM
Film Info
Section:World Cinema
Running Time:122 min.
Premiere Status:North American
Director:Hans Petter Moland
Producer:Håkon Øverås
Turid Øversveen
Screenwriter:Hans Petter Moland
Cinematographer:Rasmus Vidbæk
Editor:Nicolaj Monberg
Jens Christian Fodstad
Cast:Stellan Skarsgård
Bjørn Floberg
Tobias Santelmann
Danica Curcic
Pål Sverre Hagen
Jon Ranes
Sjur Vatne Brean
Print Source:Norwegian Film Institute
Note Writer:Rod Armstrong


A recently widowed man's return home prompts painful and elegiac memories in this moving and visually entrancing adaptation of Per Petterson’s bestselling eponymous novel. When Trond (Stellan Skarsgård—surly, silent, and still supremely sexy) returns to Norway after 40 years in Sweden, he claims that he longs simply to be left alone. But a winter night's encounter renews a connection that tracks back 50 years to a summer spent with his father, a pivotal time of revelations both joyous and painful, etched with the scars of WWII. Fifteen-year-old Trond is drawn to neighbor Jon, an intense young man, and his beautiful mother whose lives are upended after a terrible tragedy. Aided by breathtaking cinematography (which won a Silver Bear for Outstanding Artistic Contribution at the Berlin International Film Festival), acclaimed director Hans Petter Moland (In Order of Disappearance, MVFF 2014) vibrantly brings to life this heart-stoppingly beautiful saga of shared and split loyalties between fathers and sons, husbands and wives, neighbors and nations.

EXPECTED GUESTS: Director Hans Petter Moland, Actor Stellan Skarsgård

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Spending his formative years in the United States, Hans Petter Moland (b. 1955) got his education in film and theatre direction at Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts, graduating in 1978. After finishing his studies, he began directing commercials and music videos for clients all around the world and became employed by the renowned New York production company Giraldi Productions.