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Magnus

Magnus



2019

Norway

Vidar Magnussen

2019 - Norway ⎮ Season 1 - 6x30' ⎮ International Premiere 
6th April - 8PM
Auditorium Lumière - Palais des Festivals of Cannes
In Norwegian with French & English subtitles
Ep. 1 & 2

Magnus Undredal, an idiotic genius detective, tries to solve a murder rooted in Norse mythology. He teams up with a suicidal partner and his scrawny young neighbor. These three outcasts embark on an adventure that becomes increasingly strange as the story unfolds. As Magnus gets closer to solving the case, the world as we know it changes, as mythical creatures trickle out from the wintery forests of Norway...

 

 

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Vidar Magnussen

He studied acting in London and went on to star in many theatre plays, as well as TV series in Norway. He was also the director of the Norwegian version of musical The Book of Mormon for which he received a Hedda award.

Magnus
Credits

Photo Credit : ©NKR/ Viafilm

Created by 
Vidar Magnussen

Written by
Vidar Magnussen & Rolf Magne Andersen

Directed by 
Geir Henning Hopland

Photography 
Jakob Ingimundarson

Editing 
Vidar Josdal

Music
Gaute Tønder

Cast 
Vidar Magnussen, Pål Rønning, Charlie Hutton, Ola G. Furuseth, Anette Amalie Larsen, Preben Hodneland, Kirsti-Helene Engeberg, Lars Berge, Tim Ahern, Kristoffer Olsen, Siren Jørgensen, Hallvard Holmen, Emily Glaister

Production  
NRK / Viafilm

Sales
Viafilm

Broadcaster
NRK

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