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Tag: Nicolaj Coster-Waldau

The Last Thing He Told Me—Things Unsaid

Based on the popular novel by Laura Dave, The Last Thing He Told Me is an Apple+ mini-series in  eight episodes. It tells the story of Hannah, a newly married second wife (Jennifer Garner) and  her teenage stepdaughter,  Bailey  (Angourie Rice), who go in  search of the suddenly gone-missing husband and father, Owen (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau- Jaime Lannister in  “Game of Thrones”).  The FBI  suspects Owen of involvement in a high-tech Ponzi scheme.  Owen leaves a two-word message for Hannah:  “Protect her.”  The problem: ...

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Flee–A Flight to Hell and Back

 Flee (2021), a  Danish adult animated/documentary film, is a highly original amalgam of  the flat-graphic style of animation and archival footage of the conflict in Afghanistan from the mid-80’s until the present.  Riz Ahmed (“Sound of Metal” and “The Night Of”) and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (“Headhunters” and Jamie Lannister of “Game of Thrones”) are the executive producers. The true story of Amin Nawabi (an alias), follows his journey from a nine-year old boy through his adulthood. The story is a conversation...

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“Headhunters” – Or, The Man Hunt

Headhunters Based on the  2008 bestseller by Scandinavian novelist Jo Nesbø, Headhunters  is a crime thriller with more twists and turns than any similar film I’ve seen in the last ten years. Nominated for the 2013 BAFTA Best Foreign Language Film  and directed by the remarkable Morten Tyldum (also director of The Imitation Game), Headhunters will not disappoint! The story opens with Roger, (Aksel Hennie), a successful headhunter, living a life of luxury far beyond his means. Never confident that his wife, a stunningly beautiful blonde, could really love his unremarkable self, Roger uses his...

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