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Topic # 91578 16-Oct-2011 01:01 Send private message

I am trying to remember an obscure movie which I saw once perhaps 3 maybe 5 years ago, or less, probably not more, trouble is, I can remember so little about it, apart from a couple of fleeting fragments of plot.  Here's what I can remember, I think, but might be intermixed with other movies!  Can anybody suggest solutions to this conundrum?

  I think it was set in a desert sort of place, or maybe a very grey town, or something.
  I think it was something to do with limbo, purgatory that kind of thing
  People arrived on a bus
  They couldn't leave
  The main character found a way out by, breaking through a wall, digging through it, a tunnel, something, into a country house, or kitchen, or bakery, something like that.
  It had to be kept a secret that he was digging.
  Eventually people found out I think.
  There might have been some "bringing of the outside in", maybe was sneaking baked goods "down", damn I'm grasping here.

This might be the clincher, I think the character started digging out the wall because they could hear music through the wall.  Something about music.  Maybe there wasn't music in the place or something.

Crazy I know, but it's been doing my head in for ages trying to remember this damn movie.





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  Reply # 533882 16-Oct-2011 05:08 Send private message

I say write it down, add your own twist and sell it as a screenplay.

Sorry, I got nothing.

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  Reply # 533918 16-Oct-2011 09:53 Send private message

You've sold me, hopefully someone will be able to identify the movie so i can watch it.

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  Reply # 533921 16-Oct-2011 10:22 Send private message

That sounds like the amazing Norwegian movie, The Bothersome Man.
 
 Also known as "Den Brysomme Mannen."

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  Reply # 533926 16-Oct-2011 10:53 Send private message

BurningBeard: That sounds like the amazing Norwegian movie, The Bothersome Man.
 
 Also known as "Den Brysomme Mannen."

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You little ripper, that's it!  That's freaking it!


 




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  Reply # 533936 16-Oct-2011 11:40 Send private message

One of those awesome gems I found at Alice in Videoland in the international section. Normally I do my research before hiring a DVD but in this case I was sold as soon as I picked it up. A rare gem. My kind of "funny", if that's the word for it.




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  Reply # 533945 16-Oct-2011 12:59 Send private message

I wonder, after reading this thread, how many copies are now winging their way to NZ via various downlading methods, as we speak?  Cool




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  Reply # 533953 16-Oct-2011 13:54 Send private message

That was one weird scary movie. Scandinavian dystopianism to the max.

Speaking of svedenborgian space, I watched Kingdom Hospital a while back - produced by Steven King, with Lars Von Trier as executive producer. Nice attempt to bring Scandanavian dystopianism to an American context. I heard that LVT did not have an active role in production, but watching the series it sure seemed like it.

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