Synopsis by Sandra Brennan
In this Norwegian melodrama, a pre-adolescent girl is warded to an elderly peasant couple who live on a small island. The story reflects her view of a dramatic increase of violence upon the island. One day she observes a fisherman offering o pay the town simpleton money to tear a man's head off. She finds a tragic romance with a depressed, and ill teenage boy who dies after a failed attempt to kiss and embrace her.
witness, couple, death, disease, elderly, fishing, Germany, giant, guardian, illegitimacy, island, kiss, loot, mild-mannered, moron, peasant, pre-teen, proposition, soldier, violence