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Roar Uthaug


Roar Uthaug is a Norwegian film director. He is best known for Fritt Vilt (2006), Flukt (2012), and The Wave (2015). Uthaug was born in August 25, 1973. In 2002 he graduated from the Norwegian Film School. His director debut was Fritt Vilt in 2006. In 2018 he directed the Tomb Raider reboot starring Alicia Vikander. See full bio »

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Tomb Raider
Tomb Raider Director
(2018)
Bølgen
Bølgen Director
(2015)
Flukt
Flukt Director
(2012)
Fritt vilt
Fritt vilt Director
(2006)

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 2015 Bølgen
 2012 Hellfjord (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.7 (2012)
 2012 Flukt
 2006 Fritt vilt
 2002 Regjeringen Martin (Short)
 1998 A Fistful of Kebab (Short)
 1996 DX13036 (Short)
 1994 En aften i det gronne (Short)
 1993 Snørr (Short)
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[on Bølgen (2015)] This [the tsunami] will actually happen there one day. There is this crack in the mountainside out in the fjord, and it keeps expanding each year and at some point it will cause a huge rockslide into the fjord and they will have ten minutes before the wave reaches Geiranger. So we wanted to stay true to the facts - to what geologists think will be the facts one day. And,... See more »

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Made his first film "The Axe Killer" in 8th grade at Fjellsrud Ungdomsskole. See more »

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Virgo

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