“The Wave” is a Norwegian disaster film that was released in 2015. The movie was directed by roar uthaug and produced by Martin Sundland and Are Heidenstrøm. The film stars kristoffer joner, ane dahl torp, jonas hoff oftebro, and edith haagenrud-sande.
The story of “The Wave” is set in the Norwegian village of Geiranger, which is situated at the base of a fjord. The film follows geologist Kristian Eikjord (kristoffer joner) as he discovers that a massive landslide is about to trigger a devastating tsunami that will hit the village within ten minutes. As the clock ticks down, Kristian and his family try to escape the wave and warn the other residents of the impending danger.
“The Wave” was a critical and commercial success in Norway, and it has since gained international acclaim. The movie received positive reviews from critics, who praised the film's intense and realistic depiction of the tsunami, as well as the strong performances from the cast. The film currently holds a rating of 6.7/10 on IMDb.
“The Wave” won several awards in Norway, including the Amanda Award for Best Norwegian Film and the Kanon Award for Best Film. The movie was also nominated for several international awards, including the European Film Awards and the Saturn Awards.
“The Wave” has become a popular film among disaster movie enthusiasts and has gained a following outside of Norway. It was even selected as Norway's entry for the Best Foreign Language Film category at the 88th Academy Awards, although it did not receive a nomination. The film's success has also led to the development of a sequel, “The Quake,” which was released in 2018.
|Directed by||roar uthaug|
|Produced by||Are Heidenstorm|
|Written by||John Kåre Raake Harald Rosenløw-Eeg|
|Starring||kristoffer joner, ane dahl torp, jonas hoff oftebro, edith haagenrud-sande, fridtjov såheim, thomas bo larsen,|
|Music by||Magnus Beite|
|Cinematography||John Christian Rosenlund|
|Edited by||Christian Siebenherz|
|Distributed by||Nordisk Filmdistribusjon
|Release date||28 August 2015|
|Running time||105 minutes|
|Box office||$12.8 million|