DVD Release: 1001 Grams

DVD Release Date: Oct. 6, 2015
Price: DVD $29.95
Studio: Kino Lorber


1001 Grams is a drama from Norwegian writer/director Bent Hamer (Factotum).

Ane Dahl Torp in 1001 Grams

Ane Dahl Torp in 1001 Grams

When Norwegian scientist Marie (Ane Dahl Torp) attends a seminar in Paris on the actual weight of a kilo, it is her own measurement of disappointment, grief and, not least, love, that ends up on the scale. Finally Marie is forced to come to terms with how much a human life truly weighs and which measurements she intends to live by.

Co-starring Hildegunn Riise and Stein Winge, the film received positive notices from U.S. critics in the spring of this year, garnering an 82% rating at Rotten Tomatoes based upon 17 published reviews.

The DVD of the film is presented in Norwegian and French with English subtitles.

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