Cinequest: The Wave

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Cinequest Film Festival, March 1-13, 2016 will unite 700 world leading artists and innovators with audiences (expected to top 100,000) in the Silicon Valley to experience the fusion of creativity and innovation—and to celebrate and re-imagine storytelling via film and new technologies. (Voted Best Film Festival by USA Today Readers.)

 

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2 @ 7:30 PM
CALIFORNIA THEATER, SAN JOSE

THE WAVE is an epic Scandinavian disaster movie based on true events. The film will be directed by Norwegian director Roar Uthaug (COLD PREY, 2006 and ESCAPE, 2012) and produced by Norwegian company FanteFilm Fiksjon who in current years has established themselves as the production company of large scale Scandinavian genre films.

Directed by Roar Uthaug is based on real predictions of a natural disaster, based on events from 80 years ago when a number of villages in Norway were hit by a huge tsunami after a mountainside collapsed in the fjords. Geologists say that it is just a matter of time before it happens again.

Starring Kristoffer Joner and Ane Dahl Torp, The Wave begins just prior to the incident in the present day and focuses on an experienced geologist who has less than 10 minutes to react when the alarm goes off.

 

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Author: Dennis Willis

Dennis Willis is an award-winning producer, TV host, producer, director, editor (he preferred Avid until a torrid affair with Adobe Premiere, and the rest is history), author and film critic (print and radio). Dennis produced and hosted the TV programs Reel Life, FilmTrip, Soundwaves (1983-2008) and produces the annual Soundwaves Xmas program. He is currently the film critic on KGO Radio in San Francisco, and a member of both the San Francisco Film Critics Circle and the Broadcast Film Critics Association.

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