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Headhunters (2012)

Headhunters

Overview


Genre

Crime, Thriller

Release Date

April 27, 2012 (Limited)

MPAA Rating

R

Duration

101 min.

Studio

Magnolia Pictures

Official Site

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REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

Cast and Crew


Director

Morten Tyldum

Producer

Marianne Gray, Asle Vatn

Screenwriter

Lars Gudmestad, Ulf Ryberg

Starring

  • Aksel Hennie
  • Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Clas Greve
  • Julie R. Olgaard
  • Synnove Macody Lund
  • Kyrre Haugen Sydness
  • Reidar Sorensen
  • Nils Jorgen Kaalstad
  • Joachim Rafaelsen
  • Baard Owe
  • Eivind Sander

Story


Roger is a man who seems to have it all: he is Norway's most successful Headhunter, married to the beautiful gallery-owner Diana, owns a magnificent villa - but living larger than he should. To keep up he is stealing art on the side. At a gallery opening, his wife introduces him to Clas Greve. Not only is he the perfect candidate for the CEO position of the GPS company Pathfinder that Roger is currently recruiting for; he is also in possession of a very valuable painting. Roger sees his chance to become financially independent, and starts planning his biggest hit ever. He soon runs into trouble - and it's not financial problems that are threatening to knock him over this time. The headhunt has begun. "Headhunters" is based on the bestselling book by author Jo Nesbo.

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Poster of Magnolia Pictures' Headhunters (2012)
A scene from Magnolia Pictures' Headhunters (2012)

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REVIEWS BY CRITICS

“..suffice it to say that it kept me guessing to the end and the twists and surprises are well-thought out..”
by Robin Clifford [Reeling Reviews]
“..though the film wraps up its spinning-plates narrative a little too neatly, this is still a Scandi-noir to die for..”
by Keith Uhlich [Time Out New York]
“..plenty of twisty scripting makes the queasy damage seem conceptually neat and tidy..”
by Michael Atkinson [Village Voice]