Poll: "Obscure"

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1. Glasses (2007)

106 min | Comedy, Drama

Taeko is a stressed career woman who leaves her life in the city for an island vacation. The vacation does not become what she expected as everyone on the island is strange.

Director: Naoko Ogigami | Stars: Satomi Kobayashi, Mikako Ichikawa, Ryô Kase, Ken Mitsuishi

Votes: 1,207

2. The Chasers (1959)

94 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

Two men attracted to the same woman are attending a trip with her in the Mountains during the bird hunting season. A triangular love drama ending with tragedy. Or is it, really?

Director: Erik Løchen | Stars: Rolf Søder, Bente Børsum, Tor Stokke, Harald Aimarsen

Votes: 356

3. The Orator (2011)

110 min | Drama

Saili, an unassuming villager & taro farmer, lives happily with his beautiful wife Vaaiga and her teenage daughter Litia. Their existence, whilst happy and peaceful; is unconventional. ... See full summary »

Director: Tusi Tamasese | Stars: Fa'afiaula Sanote, Tausili Pushparaj, Salamasina Mataia, Ioata Tanielu

Votes: 305

4. Living Amongst Lions (1998)

83 min | Documentary

Documentary about three boys with cancer and their joys and sorrows, from operations, hospitals and funerals.

Director: Sigve Endresen

Votes: 64

5. The Journey to Melonia (1989)

104 min | Animation, Family, Adventure

When a ship sinks during a storm, a slave from the industrial island of Plutonia is washed up on the beaches of paradise island Melonia, where the "all-powerful" wizard Prospero and his strange friends reside.

Director: Per Åhlin | Stars: Allan Edwall, Robyn Carlsson, Olle Sarri, Tomas von Brömssen

Votes: 1,182

6. Terror by Night (1946)

Approved | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

When the fabled Star of Rhodesia diamond is stolen on a London to Edinburgh train and the son of its owner is murdered, Sherlock Holmes must discover which of his suspicious fellow passengers is responsible.

Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Alan Mowbray, Dennis Hoey

Votes: 4,968

7. Midnight (1998)

R | 75 min | Drama

On December 31st of 1999, the destiny brings a fugitive prisoner and a depressed middle class teacher together, as the new millennium approaches bringing hope to everyone.

Directors: Walter Salles, Daniela Thomas | Stars: Fernanda Torres, Luiz Carlos Vasconcelos, Matheus Nachtergaele, Nelson Sargento

Votes: 643

8. Ma-ma (1976)

83 min | Family, Fantasy, Musical

The Big Bad Wolf and his friends are plotting to kidnap and ransom Mrs. Rada the Goat's children for a bag full of gold.

Director: Elisabeta Bostan | Stars: Lyudmila Gurchenko, Mikhail Boyarskiy, Oleg Popov, Saveliy Kramarov

Votes: 1,115

9. Herr Bohm och sillen (1988)

12 min | Family, Animation, Short

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Directors: Peter Cohen, Olof Landström | Star: Gösta Ekman

Votes: 26

10. Senaste Nytt (1997)

3 min | Short

He will be there in a minute. She's cooking something. The radio is on. What? Have they started with interactive news?

Director: Per Carleson | Stars: Åsa Janson, Per Carleson

Votes: 52

11. Handle with Care (2017)

102 min | Drama

After his wife's death, offshore oil worker Kjetil is having a hard time relating to his adopted son Daniel. In an act of desperation, he brings Daniel along to Colombia to search for the boy's biological mother.

Director: Arild Andresen | Stars: Kristoffer Joner, Marlon Moreno, Kristoffer Bech, Ellen Dorrit Petersen

Votes: 252

12. All Summer in a Day (1982 TV Short)

25 min | Short, Drama, Family

A young girl on another planet waits for the sun to come out.

Director: Ed Kaplan | Stars: Reesa Mallen, Keith Coogan, Jerry Marshak, Tammy Simpson

Votes: 388

13. Boys from the Streets (1949)

77 min | Drama

The movie takes place on Oslo's east side sometime during the twenties. It depicts the workers' environment by traditional elements like unemployment, strike, poverty, alcoholism, absent ... See full summary »

Directors: Ulf Greber, Arne Skouen | Stars: Tom Tellefsen, Ivar Thorkildsen, Pål Bang-Hansen, Svein Byhring

Votes: 233

14. Scars (2002)

76 min | Drama, Family

Roger, Viktor and Arnor er friends, and wants to start a band to charm the ladies, in stead of playing ice hockey. But their new image only almost succeeds.

Director: Lars Berg | Stars: Eirik Evjen, Martin Jonny Raaen Eidissen, Eirik Stigar, Madeleine Johansen

Votes: 190

15. Symbolic Threats (2015)

15 min | Documentary, Short

Poetry or threat? Inspired by the heated debate over the two "White American Flags" that suddenly appeared on the towers of New York City's iconic Brooklyn Bridge, the film asks what kind of societal scope art has in the present day.

Directors: Lutz Henke, Mischa Leinkauf, Matthias Wermke

Votes: 27

16. My Grandmother Ironed the King's Shirts (1999)

11 min | Animation, Short, Biography

A personal interpretation of Norwegian history - starring a grandmother who during the Second World War loses her job ironing the King's shirts. Instead she gains access to the enemy's ... See full summary »

Director: Torill Kove | Star: Mag Ruffman

Votes: 421

17. Sami Blood (2016)

110 min | Drama, History

79 Metascore

A reindeer-breeding Sámi girl who is exposed to the racism of the 1930's at her boarding school, starts dreaming of another life. But to achieve it, she has to become someone else and break all ties with her family and culture.

Director: Amanda Kernell | Stars: Maj-Doris Rimpi, Olle Sarri, Ánne Biret Somby, Bo Lundmark

Votes: 4,989

18. Totem (I) (2015)

20 min | Short, Drama

Through five mundane scenes from the life of a thirty-something hipster couple in the suburbs of Oslo, Totem explores the vulnerabilities and relentless discomforts of togetherness.

Director: Marte Vold | Stars: Ole Giæver, Marte Magnusdotter Solem, Vera Vold Øgaard

Votes: 7

19. Transgender Parents (2013)

46 min | Documentary, Biography, Family

Transgender Parents takes the conversation about parenting and transsexuality to the next level: Some parents transitioned in the presence of their kids and some who transitioned prior to ... See full summary »

Director: Rémy Huberdeau

Votes: 6

20. Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five: The Message (1983 Video)

6 min | Short, Music

music video for "The Message" by Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five.

Stars: Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five, Duke Bootee, Melle Mel

Votes: 13

21. Shut the Door (2000)

10 min | Short

A young man lives in a flat with his mother. One day she falls ill suddenly only to pass away the following day. The young man is left alone in the flat. However a door that can't be shut ... See full summary »

Director: Jens Lien | Stars: Trond Fausa, Svein Amundsen, Klara Døving, Celine Engebretsen

Votes: 100

22. Liten Knute (2008)

14 min | Short

Kåre is born with his umbilical cord permanently attached to his mother. They spend their lives in each other's constant presence.

Director: Kjersti Steinsbø | Stars: Polly Lahr, Britt Langlie, Jeppe Beck Laursen, Karl Vidar Lende

Votes: 6

23. I Was on Mars (1991)

87 min | Comedy

Silva fulfills herself a dream: from Poland she flies to USA. With only a few hundred dollars she arrives in New York, incapable of the language. Not long until the charming swindler Avi ... See full summary »

Director: Dani Levy | Stars: Maria Schrader, Dani Levy, Mario Giacalone, Antonia Rey

Votes: 112

24. Parents (1992)

10 min | Short

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Director: Harald Zwart

Votes: 26

26. Kampen mot paranoia (2003)

4 min | Short

A small protest film against the Fort Knox circumstances at the American Embassy in Oslo, Norway, after September 11th 2001.

Director: Jannicke Systad Jacobsen | Stars: Hans Christian Alsvik, Jannicke Systad Jacobsen

Votes: 8

27. Sommerjubel (1986)

43 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

The summer adventures and discoveries of several 10-year-old kids. They go skinny dipping, play together and discover the wonders and confusions of growing up and changes in the way they ... See full summary »

Director: Alexander Røsler | Stars: Joakim Kock, Lasse Edvardsen, Camilla Sletten, Øystein Offer-Olsen

Votes: 112

28. Diplomatix (1985 TV Short)

32 min | Short, Comedy

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Director: Kent Nilssen | Stars: Peter Cook, Trond Kirkvaag, Knut Lystad, Lars Mjøen

Votes: 191

29. Myggen (1996)

78 min | Documentary, Sport

A portrait of Norway's best football player, Erik "Myggen" Mykland.

Director: Thomas Robsahm | Stars: Erik Mykland, Egil Olsen, Arne Scheie

Votes: 34

30. Hole (II) (2014)

R | 15 min | Short, Drama

A disabled man yearns for intimacy in a world that would rather ignore him.

Director: Martin Edralin | Stars: Sebastian Deery, Ken Harrower, April Lee

Votes: 107

31. The Last Place on Earth (1985– )

396 min | Drama

Scott vs. Amundsen. It wasn't meant to be a race, but race it becomes, as the world awaits news of the first to reach the Pole. What follows is a tale of heroism, foolhardiness, ... See full summary »

Stars: Martin Shaw, Sverre Anker Ousdal, Stephen Moore, Ståle Bjørnhaug

Votes: 351

33. Gnarls Barkley: Crazy (2006 Video)

3 min | Animation, Short, Music

Going along with the psychiatric theme of the song, Gnarls Barkley's music video for "Crazy" is done in the style of the Rorschach inkblot test. Animated, mirrored inkblots morph into ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Hales | Stars: Gnarls Barkley, Danger Mouse, CeeLo Green

Votes: 54

34. The Crown Prince (1979)

95 min | Drama, Thriller

A political drama about Roald, a young man stuck in the wrong place at the wrong time. Roald is politically ambitious but he does not have enough real-world savvy to protect himself from ... See full summary »

Director: Pål Bang-Hansen | Stars: Bjørn Sundquist, Reidun Nortvedt, Trini Lund, Bjørn Floberg

Votes: 52

35. Summerland (2010)

85 min | Comedy, Fantasy

An art-house comedy about an ordinary family running the unusual business of elf tourism and spiritual sessions. Their house is built around an elf stone, which is sacred to the wife Lara, ... See full summary »

Director: Grímur Hákonarson | Stars: Ólafía Hrönn Jónsdóttir, Kjartan Guðjónsson, Snorri Engilbertsson, Hallfríður Þóra Tryggvadóttir

Votes: 107

37. Sins of the Mother (1991 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama

A charismatic Real Estate agent, Kevin Coe, is publicly proud of his mother, a prominent socialite, but privately he must put up with her constant belittlement's and taunts. And while his ... See full summary »

Director: John Patterson | Stars: Elizabeth Montgomery, Dale Midkiff, Heather Fairfield, Talia Balsam

Votes: 286

39. Eating Out (1994)

6 min | Drama, Short

A black comedy about a holdup gone wrong in a rundown burger joint in bleak winter Oslo.

Director: Pål Sletaune | Stars: Bjørn Jenseg, Robert Skjærstad, Bjørn Sundquist, Anneke von der Lippe

Votes: 142

41. The House of Angels (1998)

92 min | Documentary

A lot happens in a nursing home. Soft, close, maybe absent hands. Closed, open rooms with single or double beds. Married couples separated in different corridors. A society of it's own, with humor, madness, lust, sorrow, hope, even love.

Director: Margreth Olin

Votes: 103

43. The Book of Life (1998)

Not Rated | 63 min | Comedy, Fantasy

The end of the millenium has taken on a certain significance in modern day prophecies. What happens if Jesus Christ has second thoughts about the Apocalypse? It is December 31, 1999 and New... See full summary »

Director: Hal Hartley | Stars: Martin Donovan, PJ Harvey, Dave Simonds, Thomas Jay Ryan

Votes: 1,773

44. The Monk and the Fish (1994)

6 min | Animation, Musical, Short

A plump and exuberant monk goes fishing, and a playful fish eludes him. First the monk uses a rod and reel, then a net; over and over, he ends up fish-less and wet. Sleepless, he tries ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Dudok de Wit

Votes: 1,054

45. Eggs (1995)

86 min | Comedy, Drama

Two brothers in their seventies, Pa and Moe, have lived together all their lives in a little house in the country, the only interruption being when Pa made a weekend trip to Småland on his ... See full summary »

Director: Bent Hamer | Stars: Sverre Hansen, Kjell Stormoen, Leif Andrée, Juni Dahr

Votes: 818

46. Brødrene Dal og spektralsteinene (1982– )

Adventure, Comedy, Drama