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O'Horten [videorecording] / a Sony Pictures Classics release, Bulbul Film presents a film by Bent Hamer ; produced by Bent Hamer ; written and directed by Bent Hamer.

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General Note:
Title from container.
Special features: Interview with director Bent Hamer and composer John Erik Kaada.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, John Christian Rosenlund ; editor, Pål Gengenbach ; composer, Kaada.
Participant or Performer Note:
Bård Owe, Espen Skjønberg, Ghita Nørby, Henny Moan, Bjørn Floberg, Kai Remlow, Per Jansen, Bjarte Hjelmeland, Gard B. Eidsvold, Bjørn Jenseg, Morten Rudå, Lars Øyno, Trond-Viggo Torgersen, Peder Lohie Hamer, Terje Alsvik Walløe, Anette Sagen.
Summary, etc.:
Odd Horten is a neat, meticulous, pipe-smoking train conductor. He is winding up 40 years of service for the Norwegian railways. He wonders, when a man's life has been determined by timetables and clearly-defined journeys along narrow tracks, how he will now spend his free hours. Horten goes about his final work shifts and then enters into the uncertain world of retirement. He meets the dilemma of buying a new pipe using the same placid curiosity he brings to meeting a stranger who invites him to his home.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for brief nudity.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
This DVD disc is copy protected.
Language Note:
Norwegian dialogue, English or French subtitles.
Subject: Railroad conductors > Norway > Drama.
Retirement age > Norway > Drama.
Leisure > Norway > Drama.
Pipe smokers > Norway > Drama.
Genre: Comedy films.
Feature films.
Foreign films.

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