The Troll Hunter (Norwegian: Trolljegeren) is a 2010 Norwegian dark fantasy film, made in the form of a “found footage” mockumentary.
It is written and directed by André Øvredal, and features a mixed cast of relatively unknown actors and well-known Norwegian comedians, including Otto Jespersen. The Troll Hunter received positive reviews from Norwegian critics. It opened June 10, 2011 in the U.S. to a mostly positive critical reception.
The Troll Hunter received 4 European film awards in 2011.
When bears are found dead in Norway, the students of the Volda University Thomas, Johanna and the cameraman Kalle decide to investigate. They stalk the trailer of the mysterious hunter Hans expecting to find an explanation for the killings. The reluctant Hans tries to flee from the youngsters, but he agrees that they film him in action provided the follow his orders. Sooner the trio of students learns that Hans is actually a troll hunter that works for a secret government agency. Further, several dangerous trolls have escaped from their territory and Hans is assigned to eliminate them.
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Text by: Thor Bugge Lanesskog, ThorNews