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Rape
Voldtekt
dir. Anja Breien / Norway 1971 / 96’
subtitles: Polish and English

Cast

Svein Sturla Hungnes, Anne Marie Ottersen, Liv Thorsen, Per Carlson, Olav Hestenes

Film description

Stylized to look like a documentary, Anja Breien’s feature film debut aims straight at the injustice in the Norwegian criminal justice system. A young laborer is accused of rape based on circumstantial evidence, but the film completely bypasses the drama of raped women, and assumes the man’s point of view, who becomes the victim of this story. Step-by-step, the film pores over the circumstances related to the case and the official activities aimed to lead to the ‘only possible’ truth. Defenseless and lost, the young man is ensnared in the criminal machine; depending on how you interpret the facts, he might be found guilty of rape or exonerated as a simple passerby.

Alongside the dramatic tension, we see a touchingly intimate portrait of the protagonist. The camera moves so close that we can almost feel his accelerated pulse and see his fear as if through a looking glass. Feebly searching for a way to build his innocence, the defendant re-creates every tiny detail surrounding the alleged crime.

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