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(2004/Norway, 124 min., color, drama, in Norwegian with English subs.) Dir.: Eric Poppe. Cast: Trond Espen Seim, Jan Gunnar Roise, Evy Elise Kasseth Rosten, Aksel Hennie. The story of a handful of desperate people whose paths cross on the hottest day of the year in Oslo. Frode and Milla are new parents who face a life-or-death crisis; Bobbie-Pop is a faded singer who attempts suicide; Leon is an institutionalized mental patient who hopes to keep a date on his birthday; Leon’s brother, Trygve, gets a weekend leave from prison to be with Leon. Distrib.: Film Movement. Discussion guest: Richard Peña, Columbia University.