Kongen av Bastøy (King of Devil's Island) 2010



Based on a true story: Norwegian winter, 1915. On the island Bastøy, outside Oslo, a group of young boys aged 11 to 18, are held in an institution for delinquent youth, notorious for its sadistic regime. One day a new boy, Erling, arrives, determined to escape from the island. After a tragic incident, he ends up leading the boys in a violent uprising. When the boys manage to take over the island, 150 soldiers are sent in to restore order.

Reviews
DH, King of Devil's Island, in: Empire, nr. 278 (August), 2012 pp. 54
Jens Hinrichsen, King of Devil's Island, in: Filmdienst, nr. 7 (29. März), 2012 pp. 27
Dietmar Kanthak, King of Devil's Island, in: epd Film, nr. 4, 2012 pp. 43
Author:DH
Title:King of Devil's Island
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:278
Year:2012
Pp:54
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Kongen av Bastøy (2010)
Author:Jens Hinrichsen
Title:King of Devil's Island
in:
Magazine:Filmdienst
Nr.:7
Year:2012
Pp:27
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Kongen av Bastøy (2010)
Author:Dietmar Kanthak
Title:King of Devil's Island
in:
Magazine:epd Film
Nr.:4
Year:2012
Pp:43
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   Kongen av Bastøy (2010)



Kongen av Bastøy
(King of Devil's Island)

Norway / France / Sweden / Poland 2010

Directed by
Marius Holst

Cast
Kristoffer Joner

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Year:2010
Running time:116 minutes
Country:Norway
France
Sweden
Poland
Language:Norwegian
Swedish

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