A brooding, evocative Norwegian juvie-hell drama set in 1915, Marius Holst's movie lands us in a fresh locale: secluded, wintery Bastøy Island, home to the near-medieval "school" for "maladjusted boys," just as a new, unbreakable young felon (Benjamin Helstad) is admitted, much to the concern of the principal (Stellan Skarsgård). Indelible in its muster of pungent period flavor, the film... More >>>