Watch This: Stellan Skarsgård in 'A Somewhat Gentle Man' Trailer

December 15, 2010
Source: Apple

A Somewhat Gentle Man Trailer

Time to take a quick European break. Strand Releasing recently debuted an official US trailer over on Apple for the upcoming release of Norwegian film A Somewhat Gentle Man, a "dark feel good comedy" starring Swedish actor Stellan Skarsgård (Mamma Mia!) as an aging gangster fresh out of jail, reluctant to return to the outside world. This looks like a whole lot of Scandinavian gangster fun, I'm curious to see it. The film played at the Berlin Film Festival and at Fantastic Fest in Austin a few months ago, where FSR's Rob Hunter praised it as being an "unassuming and surprising piece of entertainment." Watch the official trailer below!

Watch the official trailer for Hans Petter Moland's A Somewhat Gentle Man:

You can also watch the A Somewhat Gentle Man trailer in High Definition on Apple

Ulrik is a somewhat gentle man, as far as gangsters go, and was just let out of prison after doing 12 years.

A Somewhat Gentle Man is directed by Norwegian filmmaker Hans Petter Moland, described as "the Ridley Scott of Norway," of Aberdeen, United We Stand, The Beautiful Country and Comrade Pedersen previously. The screenplay was written by Danish writer Kim Fupz Aakeson (Aftermath, Chinaman, To Love Someone, Dancers, Little Soldier). This first premiered at Berlin Film Festival, where it won the Berliner Morgenpost award. Strand Releasing is bringing A Somewhat Gentle Man to limited theaters starting on January 14th.

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Love it!

ConnachtFan on Dec 15, 2010



beavis on Dec 15, 2010


looks amazing!!!cant wait

splinter on Dec 15, 2010


Haha looks great!

Cruzer on Dec 15, 2010


hehe, looks to have a good mood, made me smile. Will defo be checko-ing this ooooot.

Crapola on Dec 15, 2010


I have seen this fim at Berlin Film Fest and it is certainly worth watching - a gangster move with a flavor of Aki Kaurismäki's dry humor

LastManOnTheLeft on Dec 15, 2010


Saw this at Fantastic fest and couldn't stop laughing. Reminded me of Fargo.

Kent Lundblad on Dec 15, 2010


Can't believe that even though Stellan Skarsgård was in Good Will Hunting, the film bracketed that he has been in is Mamma Mia!!!!!

Neo on Dec 16, 2010


^ That's just one of his more recent movies, not necessarily representative of anything good or bad. We know he has been in plenty of MUCH better stuff, don't worry. 🙂

Alex Billington on Dec 16, 2010


Fair enough then, cheers 4 the reply!!!

Neo on Dec 16, 2010

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