King of Devil's Island (2011)

King of Devil's Island
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 55mins.
Genres Drama, Thriller, Foreign, Period
Keywords biopic, period, prison, suspenseful
Status Released
US Release Date
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Stellan Skarsgård Actor Governor Bestyreren 1 1000001
Kristoffer Joner Actor Brathen 1 1000002
Benjamin Helstad Actor Erling 1 1000003
Trond Nilssen Actor Olav 1 1000004
Kimmo Rajala Actor Policeman 1 1000005
Ellen Petersen Actor Astrid 1 1000006
Mangus Langlete Actor Ivar 1 1000007
Marius Holst Director n/a 2 2000001
Karin Julsrud Producer n/a 3 3000001
Antoine De Clermont-Tonnerre Producer n/a 3 3000002
Ewa Puszczynska Producer n/a 3 3000003
Mathilde Dedye Producer n/a 3 3000004
Johannes Ahlund Producer n/a 3 3000005
Dennis Magnusson Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
John Andersen Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Michal Leszczylowski Editor n/a 172 7000001
Janusz Sosnowski Set Designer n/a 202 9000001
Morten Solum Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Synopsis
This true story of the infamous Bastøy Boys Home correctional facility in Norway, begins with the arrival of seventeen-year-old Erling, a rumored murderer. He immediately clashes with the island facility's governor, who believes manual labor, rigid discipline, and harsh punishment are the only methods that can turn the boys into honorable members of society. Refusing to accept the constant abuse, Erling slowly rouses the rest of the boys out of their resigned existence, and encourages them to fight to lift up their spirits. When tragedy finally falls at the hand of the sadistic dorm master, Erling leads his comrades in a courageous and vicious rebellion that will bring them head to head with no less than the Norwegian Army.
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