A three-part story of Norway's worst terrorist attack in which over seventy people were killed. 22 July looks at the disaster itself, the survivors, Norway's political system and the lawyers who worked on this horrific case.
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In Norway on 22 July 2011, right-wing terrorist Anders Behring Breivik murdered 77 young people attending a Labour Party Youth Camp on Utøya Island outside of Oslo. A three-part story. About the survivors of the attacks, the political leadership of Norway, and the lawyers involved.Written by
Ulf Kjell Gür
Caused great controversy in Norway when it became known that a film was being made about the attacks by Anders Behring Breivik. A campaign generating over 20.000 signatures against the film was established. See more »
When the police find Breivik's computer with his manifest, Windows 10 UI elements are visible. Windows 10 was released roughly 4 years after the events of 22 July took place. See more »
Judge Wenche Arntzen:
Can you tell us what happened to you on Utøya, Viljar?
[has a flashback in his head]
He tried to... he tried to kill me. I remember... seeing him... and then running away... trying to find somewhere to hide, and protecting my little brother. I remember being shot. Five times. When I was lying on the beach, I was... all alone. In a kind of pain I couldn't imagine.
Judge Wenche Arntzen:
But now you are here.
But everything's different. I've had to relearn how to use my body. Learn how to walk again. How to feed ...
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This is a long movie but is definitely worth the 2.5 hour sitting. The movie is gripping and fast-enough paced that you don't get bored. Perhaps because the real event is still fairly recent (within the last decade), but I found it was really profound and sad. Half of the movie is the event with the other half focussing on the aftermath of this on one particular kid's life. Netflix can churn out some bad films, but this was not one of them. I'd recommend for a gripping sit-down and watch kinda movie night.
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