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

Where to Watch

Available to Stream

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.
Interview - Bent Hamer II
01:15 — Interview with director Bent Hamer on O'Horten. Director discusses how the production opened to a wonderful start, thanks to its selection at Cannes.
Interview - Bent Hamer
00:58 — Interview with director Bent Hamer on O'Horten. He discusses getting the right people for the film.
Trailer
02:11 — The trailer for Sony Pictures Classics' (also known in France as: Nouvelle vie de Monsieur Horten, La). The moment the train leaves the station witho (more…)

Cast & Details See all »

  • 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)

Show More »

Trending TonightSee all »