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Alexander Huser

Huser is a regular film critic in Ny Tid.

A movie for the big screen

Jan Vardøen: Descent into the Maelstrom
BREATHTAKING:Ambitious portrayal of nature and the people who live and work in Lofoten.

War and sensuality in the youth guerrilla

Alejandro Landes: Jumpsuits
YOUTH IN WAR: Despite its many references to, among other things, the Lord of the Flies and the Apocalypse now! Latin American Monos is in many ways a unique film.

Luxury for the masses

Corina Schwingruber Ilic: All Inclusive
LOTS OF TOURISM: This map documentary depicts the life of an "all inclusive" cruise ship and is a humorous and poignant commentary on the mass consumption of our time.

Burlesque and carnivorous satire

Robin Jensen: SHORT MOVIE: Farse
SUNDANCE CURRENT SHORT MOVIE: The short Norwegian animated film Farse is a grotesque, unrestrained and entertaining satire of the modern day decadence and decadence.

Lost in translation

Zacharias Kunuk: One Day in the Life of Noah Piugattuk
ABORIGINES: Tromsø International Film Festival's opening film is a minimalist but profound study of the cultural clash between Inuit and government in Canada.

Big brother hears your music

David Verbeek: SHORT MOVIE: Trapped in The City of a Thousand Mountains
HIPHOP-EXAMINATION: The rappers in the Chinese metropolis of Chongqing are characterized by government censorship.

The art of offering (enough) to himself

Pia Hellenthal: Searching Eva
OPENNESS CULTURE: Eva is a model, blogger, author, musician and sex worker, uncertain in what order, and appears as a kind of living art project.

Race for the accidents

Luke Lorentzen: Midnight Family
PATIENT HUNTING: The intense and upbeat documentary Midnight Family follows a family-owned ambulance in Mexico City, and their extreme dilemmas between life-saving and earnings.

Lordships and parasites

Joon-ho Bong: Parasite
Palme d'Or-WINNER: Modern class distinctions are strongly present in this year's Film from the South opening film Parasite, which is an exuberant and biting social satire one should not know too much about in advance.