The Wave

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The experienced geologist Kristian Eikfjord has accepted a job offer out of town. He is getting ready to move from the city of Geiranger with his family, when he and his colleagues measure small geological changes in the underground. Kristian gets worried and his worst nightmare is about to come true, when the alarm goes off and the disaster is inevitable. With less than 10 minutes to react, it becomes a race against time in order to save as many as possible including his own family.

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Selected for Toronto International Film Festival and Haugesund Film Festival.

Roar Uthaug

Roar Uthaug, born in 1973 in Norway, made his first axe murderer film in the eighth grade in junior secondary school. He was first educated in Video Production at Mediefabrikken and later in Directing at the Norwegian Film School in Lillehammer. His graduation film The Martin Administration (2002) was nominated for the Student Oscar as Best Foreign Student Film. He has been employed as director for commercial films and music videos in Fantefilm since the summer of 2002. His feature debut was a horror film Cold Prey (2006). He co-directed the children’s adventure Magic Silver in 2009. The medieval actioneer Escape (2012) followed, which was a big success.