O'horten

Director Bent Hamer's O'Horten belongs to a unique and very special subgenre of European films that many U.S. viewers may have never even seen. Like the outings of Finnish cause-celebre Aki Kaurismaki, or Russian director Boris Khlebnikov's absurdist masterpiece Free Floating, this slice-of-life saga revels in the magic of the banal. As in those other films,...read more

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O'Horten - Trailer
02:14 — A drama focused on a life-changing moment in 67-year-old train engineer Odd Horten's existence: the evening of his retirement.
O'horten - Trailer
02:13 — A drama focused on a life-changing moment in 67-year-old train engineer Odd Horten's existence: the evening of his retirement.
Interview - Bent Hamer III
01:18 — Interview with director Bent Hamer on O'Horten. Director discusses the writing process behind the film and what it took to get the story together.

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  • Released: 2008
  • Rating: PG-13
  • Review: Director Bent Hamer's O'Horten belongs to a unique and very special subgenre of European films that many U.S. viewers may have never even seen. Like the outings of Finnish cause-celebre Aki Kaurismaki, or Russian director Boris Khlebnikov's absurdist maste… (more)

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