Tag Archives: Hans Petter Moland

Cold Pursuit

MEET NELS COXMAN, CITIZEN OF THE YEAR. When a snowplow driver (Liam Neeson) working somewhere in the Rocky Mountains finds out that his son is dead, he goes after those who killed him… On paper this may look like another one of Neeson’s ”old-man-with-special-skills” revenge movies, but the remake of the Norwegian thriller-comedy In Order … Continue reading Cold Pursuit

In Order of Disappearance

When his son is found dead due to an apparent heroin overdose, snow-plow driver Nils Dickman (Stellan Skarsgård) realizes that he’s actually been killed and exacts revenge. Another darkly comical collaboration between the director and Skarsgård, this one taking excellent advantage of snowy locations in northern Norway. Pretty much a spoof of western movies, featuring … Continue reading In Order of Disappearance

A Somewhat Gentle Man

After doing time for a murder, Ulrik (Stellan Skarsgård) is released and heads back to his hometown where he’s hoping to start over… even though his old gang is still there. The third film that Hans Petter Moland did with Skarsgård depicts the challenges awaiting a gangster outside the prison walls. Many other filmmakers would … Continue reading A Somewhat Gentle Man