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Erik Skjoldbjærg

Released on May 29 of 1998 in the USA, "Insomnia" is a Crime/Drama/Mystery/Thriller film directed by Erik Skjoldbjærg , starring Maria Mathiesen, Stellan Skarsgård, Sverre Anker Ousdal, Gisken Armand, Kristian Figenschow and Thor Michael Aamodt.

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Who is the director of "Insomnia":

Insomnia was directed by Erik Skjoldbjærg, a Norwegian writer, and director.

After Insomnia, Erik Skjoldbjærg directed Prozac Nation, released in 2001.

When was "Insomnia" released:

Insomnia was first released in the United States on Friday, May 29, 1998. Also released on Friday, May 29, 1998 have been Almost Heroes (dir. Christopher Guest), Hope Floats (dir. Forest Whitaker), and The Last Days of Disco (dir. Whit Stillman). This was twenty-one (21) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, November 13, 1998 in the United Kingdom; Sunday, September 07, 1997 in Canada and on Wednesday, August 19, 1998 in France.

Who is at the casting of "Insomnia":

At the casting of Insomnia we find Maria Mathiesen, Stellan Skarsgård (Breaking the Waves (1996), Kjærlighetens kjøtere (1995)), Sverre Anker Ousdal (Hamsun (1996), Kristin Lavransdatter (1995)) [ more... ]

  • Frode Rasmussen and Sverre Anker Ousdal can be seen in Hamsun, released in 1996.
  • Gisken Armand and Sverre Anker Ousdal can also be seen in Kristin Lavransdatter, released in 1995.
  • Stellan Skarsgård and Sverre Anker Ousdal also worked together in Sista dansen, released in 1993.

What is the Storyline of "Insomnia":

When 17-year-old girl Tanja is found murdered in the city of Tromsø, far up in the Norwegian Arctic, police officers Jonas Engström (Stellan Skarsgård) and Erik Vik (Sverre Anker Ousdal) from the Norwegian national criminal police (Kripos) are called in to investigate.

Engström is a police inspector formerly with the Swedish police, who moved to work in Norway after being caught having sex with the main witness in one of his cases. His partner Vik is nearing retirement age, and his memory is [...]

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