Insomnia (1997) movie
Insomnia (1997) movie

Insomnia 1997

GENRES: crime, horror, mystery, thriller, drama SUBGENRES: psychological thriller, police detective film, post-noir
DIRECTOR: Erik Skjoldbj?rg STARRING: Stellan Skarsg?rd, Maria Mathiesen, Sverre Anker Ousdal
AWARDS: 2 nominations COUNTRY: Norway RUNTIME: 96 minutes RATED:
In a Norwegian city with a 24-hour daylight cycle a Swedish murder investigator has been brought in on a special case. Sleep deprived, he makes a horrible mistake which is discovered by the killer he has been hunting.


No peace for the wicked

Detectives Jonas and Erik are called to the midnight sun country of northern Norway to investigate a recent homicide, but their plan to arrest the killer goes awry, and Jonas mistakenly shoots Erik. The suspect escapes, and a frightened Jonas pins Erik's death on the fugitive. Jonas continues to pursue the killer as he seeks to protect himself however, his mounting guilt and the omnipresent sun plague him with an insomnia that affects his sanity.

Movie data

2 nominations

96 minutes

Starring of Insomnia

Stellan Skarsg?rd, Maria Mathiesen, Sverre Anker Ousdal


Psychological Thriller, Police Detective Film, Post-noir

high artistic quality
adult situations, profanity, violence

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