Summary:Oscar Svendsen wakes up, terrified and bloodied, a shotgun in his hands, in what was once a respectable strip joint near Svinesund, Sweden. He is surrounded by eight bodies, and police detective Sol r, who is convinced of his guilt, has a gun aimed at his chest. Reluctantly Oscar starts relating the incredible story of four men who won top prize in a soccer pool and suddenly found themselves 1,739,361 kroner richer. But it turned out to be difficult to divide the money by four. Jackpot is an exciting, playful and bloody comedy from the producer of Cold Prey. It is based on a story by Norway s leading crime writer, Jo Nesbo.
Australian Cinema Release Date: 2nd August, 2012
Australian DVD Release Date: 12th December, 2012
Director: Magnus Martens
Screenwriter: Magnus Martens, Jo Nesbo
Cast: Peter Andersson (Lasse), Isidor Alcaide Backlund (Lasses Sonn), Arthur Berning (Billy Utomjordet), Marie Blokhus (Gina), Andreas Cappelen (Dan Treschow), Eirik Daleng (Kunde), Lena Kristin Ellingsen (Trine), Jan Gronli (Clausen), Kyrre Hellum (Oscar Svenson), Karolina Johansson (Bondekone), Henrik Mestad (Solor), Mads Ousdal (Thor Eggen), Fredrik Petersson (Goran), Fridtjov Saheim (Gjedde)
Runtime: 82 mins
Dave Griffiths’s ‘Jackpot’ Review:
To view Dave Griffiths’s review of Jackpot please check http://www.helium.com/items/2350239-movie-reviews-jackpot-2011.
Rating: 5/5 Stars