This drama about two young novelists in Oslo has been marketed as some sort of slick, fast-paced European hipster movie, a la Run Lola Run, which is a bit disingenuous. There is the occasional stylistic flourish, but mostly it's a solid, no-nonsense story about – well, I can only say it's about growing up, but it makes the film sound… read more!
Movies Directed by Joachim Trier (in alphabetical order)
The Worst Person in the World
It's not often when a Norwegian film becomes a critical darling, but people have been falling over themselves praising The Worst Person in the World – some have called it the best film of 2021 – so certainly, as a Norwegian-American, my interest was piqued. And I enjoyed Trier's first feature Reprise, so if anybody was predisposed to go wild… read more!