Insomnia


1h 39m 1997

Brief Synopsis

A psychological crime thriller which follows a sleep-deprived homicide detective as he investigates the brutal murder of a teenage girl in Northern Norway. A second murder intensifies the pursuit and prompts the policeman to take some of the same risks as the man they are hunting.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Genre
Crime
Thriller
Foreign
Release Date
1997
Distribution Company
FIRST LOOK/FIRST RUN FEATURES; Acacias Cine Audience; Ascot Elite Entertainment Group; Cathay Film Organization; First Run Features; Lider Films; Medusa Film; Sam Film; Tripictures; Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International; Warner Bros. Pictures International
Location
Norway

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 39m

Synopsis

A psychological crime thriller which follows a sleep-deprived homicide detective as he investigates the brutal murder of a teenage girl in Northern Norway. A second murder intensifies the pursuit and prompts the policeman to take some of the same risks as the man they are hunting.

Crew

Joachim Arnesen

Song ("Second Side")

Tomas Backstrom

Producer

Simen Bang-hansen

Unit Production Manager

Eli Bo

Production Designer

Petter Borgli

Producer

Philip Borgli

Song ("Second Side")

Ina Bratenberg

Graphics Design

Marius Brovold

Source Music

Torbjorn Brundtland

Song ("Hos Tanja")

Hugo Ekornes

Dialogue Recorder

Arve Figenschow

Production Manager

Petter Fladeby

Sound Mixer

Runna Fonne

Costume Supervisor

Anne Frilseth

Production Supervisor

Anne Frilseth

Producer

Nikolaj Frobenius

Screenwriter

Nikolaj Frobenius

Screenplay

Espen Fyksen

Other

Tom Gammelsrod

Set Decorator

Arne Hansen

Dubbing Technician

Bente Helle

Other

Pal Morten Hverven

Special Effects

Svenn Jakobsen

"B" Sound

Svenn Jakobsen

Dialogue Recorder

Geir Jenssen

Music Arranger

Geir Jenssen

Music

Linr Rebekka Karoliussen

"B" Sound

Aslaug Konradsdottir

Script Supervisor

Anders Leegaard

"B" Photography

Rune Linbdaek

Song ("Hos Tanja")

Trond Gaute Lockertsen

Location Manager

Darren Loveday

Song ("Abby Road")

Stephen Loveday

Song ("Abby Road")

Randall Meyers

Sound Design

Ole Mjos

Song ("Hos Tanja")

Syver Normann

Song ("Second Side")

Kari Nytro

Sound Recording

Hakon Overas

Editor

Veslemoy Fosse Ree

Makeup

Tom Remlov

Producer

Kai Saturday

Song ("Second Side")

Erik Skjoldbjµrg

Screenwriter

Erik Skjoldbjµrg

Screenplay

Erik Sorensen

Foley Effects

Erik Sorensen

Sound Effects

Petter Sveen

Song ("Second Side")

Erling Thurmann-andersen

Other

Erling Thurmann-andersen

Director Of Photography

Marianne O Ulrichsen

1st Assistant Director

Arne Woldhaug

Song ("Second Side")

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Genre
Crime
Thriller
Foreign
Release Date
1997
Distribution Company
FIRST LOOK/FIRST RUN FEATURES; Acacias Cine Audience; Ascot Elite Entertainment Group; Cathay Film Organization; First Run Features; Lider Films; Medusa Film; Sam Film; Tripictures; Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International; Warner Bros. Pictures International
Location
Norway

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 39m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States September 1997

Released in United States Summer May 29, 1998

Shown at Cannes Film Festival (International Critics Week) May 7-19, 1997.

Shown at Denver International Film Festival (Contemporary World Cinema) October 8-15, 1998.

Shown at Edinburgh International Film Festival August 1O-24, 1997.

Shown at Goteborg Film Festival in Goteborg, Sweden January 30 - February 8, 1998.

Shown at Haugesund International Film Festival 1997.

Shown at Nantucket Film Festival June 17-22, 1997.

Shown at Toronto International Film Festival September 4-13, 1997.

Released in United States 1997 (Shown at Haugesund International Film Festival 1997.)

Released in United States 1998 (Shown at Goteborg Film Festival in Goteborg, Sweden January 30 - February 8, 1998.)

Released in United States May 1997 (Shown at Cannes Film Festival (International Critics Week) May 7-19, 1997.)

Released in United States on Video May 25, 1999

Released in United States Summer May 29, 1998 (NY)

Released in United States June 1997 (Shown at Nantucket Film Festival June 17-22, 1997.)

Released in United States June 5, 1998 (NuArt; Los Angeles)

Released in United States 1997

Released in United States 1998

Released in United States August 1997

Released in United States June 1997

Released in United States June 5, 1998

Released in United States May 1997

Released in United States October 1998

Released in United States on Video May 25, 1999

Released in United States August 1997 (Shown at Edinburgh International Film Festival August 1O-24, 1997.)

Released in United States September 1997 (Shown at Toronto International Film Festival September 4-13, 1997.)

Released in United States October 1998 (Shown at Denver International Film Festival (Contemporary World Cinema) October 8-15, 1998.)