Cleveland International Film Festival } April 7 – April 20, 2021

In Order of Disappearance

Year: 2014
Country: NORWAY
Run Time: 115 minutes

In Order of Disappearance
In Order of Disappearance
In Order of Disappearance
In Order of Disappearance

In the snow-covered mountains of Norway, Nils drives his plow truck clearing the roads for the people of the isolated region. A well-respected man in his community, Nils goes about his days – “a pathfinder” as he calls himself. But when his son is murdered by drug dealers, Nils begins to blaze his own trail to justice and revenge. IN ORDER OF DISAPPEARANCE, starring the incomparable Stellan Skarsgård (“Good Will Hunting,” “Thor”) as the father on a mission, is a stark reminder that, sometimes, other nations can take an age-old premise and make it better. Making his way through the crime family until he gets to the top, Nils inadvertently sets off a gang war between competing crime families, and it isn’t long before the ongoing theme of fathers protecting their sons takes on all possible meanings. IN ORDER OF DISAPPEARANCE might be the most masculine film to come through the U.S. in ages. Its depth and control of the art of filmmaking also make it one of the best. (In English, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Serbian, and German with subtitles) – T.W.

CIFF39 Screenings

Tower City Cinemas

Friday, March 20, 2015 at 12:10 PM -
Friday, March 20, 2015 at 2:05 PM

Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 9:30 PM -
Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 11:25 PM

Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 9:20 AM -
Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 11:15 AM

Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 9:15 AM -
Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 11:10 AM

World Tour

Hans Petter Moland

Born in Oslo, Norway, Hans Petter Moland studied film and theater at Emerson College in Boston. He currently resides in Norway, and this is his fourth collaboration with long-time friend Stellan Skarsgård.

"The Last Lieutenant" (1993), "Zero Kelvin" (1995), "Aberdeen" (2000) – 25th CIFF, "The Beautiful Country" (2004), "Comrade Pedersen" (2006), " A Somewhat Gentle Man" (2010) – 35th CIFF, IN ORDER OF DISAPPEARANCE (2014)

Stein B. Kvae, Finn Gjerdrum

Kim Fupz Aakeson

Philip Øgaard

Jens Christian Fodstad

Principal Cast
Stellan Skarsgård, Bruno Ganz, Pål Sverre Hagen, Birgitte Hjort Sørensen, Anders Baasmo

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