Blackout (1986)

  |  Crime, Drama, Thriller


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The hard-boiled private eye, Werner, has to deal with a beautiful and deadly femme fatale, a brutal chief of police, and a gangster boss called "the Spaniard" as he fights against crime and... See full summary »


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18 February 2002 | kkrogstad
A Norweagian attempt to make a film-noir.
BLACKOUT by Erik Gustavson is a film trying to copy the classic film-noir look seen in CHINATOWN, and in any film-noir from the 1940`s. He uses all the classic elements, femme-fatale, dark streets, elements of crime, murder mystery . . . .

Some people I know have this film as one of their favourites, but my opinion is it`s just a weak copy of the great american films.

Later he did another copy of a great genre, road-movies, with the film WEEKEND which was a failure in Norway.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Release Date:

27 February 1986

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Norwegian


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Norway

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