IN ORDER OF DISAPPEARANCE

2014 (MIFF 2014)

Director: Hans Petter Moland

"There hasn't been this much blood spilled in a frigid, snowbound landscape – especially with this much droll, dark humor – since the Coen Brothers fed a hapless Steve Buscemi into a wood chipper in Fargo." – Hollywood Reporter

Nils Dickman (Stellan Skarsgård) is a mild-mannered snowplough driver, living a quiet, respectable existence in a tiny Norwegian town. But when his son becomes the accidental victim of a drug deal gone wrong, Nils discovers that sometimes the only path to justice is the one you carve yourself.

Acclaimed Norwegian director Hans Petter Moland (A Somewhat Gentle Man, MIFF 2010) returns with this supercharged, super-smart small-town action comedy with a big-city body count. Gleefully dark and tautly controlled, In Order of Disappearance gives us Tarantino in the snow: a giddily gruesome tour of the thirst for revenge that lurks within us all.


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