Hamsun


2h 38m 1996

Brief Synopsis

Story of the 1920 Nobel Prize-winning novelist Knut Hamsun--best known for his novels "Hunger" (1890) and "Growth of the Soil (1917, for which he won the Nobel)--a Norwegian hero whose stature rivaled Dostoyevsky, but who shocked the world when he became the only major European artist to side with t

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1996
Distribution Company
First Run Features
Location
Norway; Germany

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 38m

Synopsis

Story of the 1920 Nobel Prize-winning novelist Knut Hamsun--best known for his novels "Hunger" (1890) and "Growth of the Soil (1917, for which he won the Nobel)--a Norwegian hero whose stature rivaled Dostoyevsky, but who shocked the world when he became the only major European artist to side with the Nazis during World War II.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1996
Distribution Company
First Run Features
Location
Norway; Germany

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 38m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Summer August 6, 1997

Released in United States November 21, 1997

Released in United States on Video May 23, 2006

Released in United States October 1996

Released in United States 1997

Released in United States January 1997

Released in United States March 1997

Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival October 4-20, 1996.

Shown at Nordic Film Festival in Tokyo May 30 - June 22, 1997.

Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival April 24 - May 8, 1997.

Shown at Nortel Palm Springs International Film Festival in Palm Springs, California January 9-26, 1997.

Shown at the Cleveland International Film Festival March 13-23, 1997.

Released in United States Summer August 6, 1997

Released in United States November 21, 1997 (Laemmle's Music Hall; Los Angeles)

Released in United States on Video May 23, 2006

Released in United States October 1996 (Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival October 4-20, 1996.)

Released in United States October 1996 (Shown at AFI/Los Angeles International Film Festival (European Union Film Showcase) October 18-31, 1996.)

Released in United States 1997 (Shown at Nordic Film Festival in Tokyo May 30 - June 22, 1997.)

Released in United States 1997 (Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival April 24 - May 8, 1997.)

Released in United States January 1997 (Shown at Nortel Palm Springs International Film Festival in Palm Springs, California January 9-26, 1997.)

Released in United States March 1997 (Shown at the Cleveland International Film Festival March 13-23, 1997.)