Trollhunter – Review

by Thomas Corcoran

Troll Hunter is probably my favourite Norwegian film, and I would recommend it to anyone wanting to practice their Norwegian through films!

Thomas – TheNorgeScone (Visit my YouTube channel TheNorgeScone!)

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Norwegian folklore is ripe with creatures and stories to make a million different movies about, and that’s exactly what André Øvredal  attempts with Trollhunter. Trolls have become an international creature that has gotten their days in different fairy tales, books and their film adaptations such as The Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter. Trollhunter shows trolls like I’ve never seen them before and through the eyes of the people whose ancestry created them. That combined with the faux documentary style captured my attention immediately and I was convinced that this movie would not disappoint.

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A group of Norwegian college students are out in the country to make a documentary about a supposed bear poacher named Hans (Otto Jespersen). At first, he wants nothing to do with the crew, but eventually lets them in on his little secret. He is actually a trollhunter. The crew joins Hans on his mission to…

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