Anders Baasmo Christiansen

Anders Baasmo Christiansen, born 29 January 1976 is a Norwegian actor from Hamar, Norway. He earned his breakthrough in 2003 when he received the Amanda-price for his performance in the Norwegian picture Buddy. He also won the TV award Gullruten in 2007 for his portrait of Henrik Ibsen in the TV-series An immortal man ("En udødelig mann") on NRK. Christiansen graduated from the Norwegian Acting Academy in 2000. He started his professional career at the Trøndelag Teater in Trondheim, Norway. Later he joined the Det Norske Teatret in Oslo. He has also starred in the Swedish 2007 picture Arn – The Knight Templar, and its sequel Arn – The Kingdom at Road's End from 2008. In 2008 he won Norway's most prestigious actor's award, the Heddaprisen, for his interpretation of Hamlet. He then became the first actor to collect an Amanda, a Gullruten and a Hedda award. He will be receiving the Shooting Stars Award, the annual acting award for up-and-coming actors by European Film Promotion, at the Berlin International Film Festival 2010. Description above from the Wikipedia article Anders Baasmo Christiansen, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Kon-Tiki (2012)

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The true story about legendary explorer Thor Heyerdahl and his epic crossing of the Pacific on a balsa wood raft in 1947, in an effort to prove it was possible for South Americans to settle in Polynesia in pre-Columbian times.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joachim Rønning  •  Espen Sandberg
CAST:  Pål Sverre Hagen  •  Anders Baasmo Christiansen  •  Gustaf Skarsgård  •  Odd-Magnus Williamson

The true story about legendary explorer Thor Heyerdahl and his epic crossing of the Pacific on a balsa wood raft in 1947, in an effort to prove it was possible for South Americans to settle in Polynesia in pre-Columbian times.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joachim Rønning  •  Espen Sandberg
CAST:  Pål Sverre Hagen  •  Anders Baasmo Christiansen  •  Gustaf Skarsgård  •  Odd-Magnus Williamson

A Somewhat Gentle Man (2010)

After serving a 12-year sentence for killing the man that slept with his wife, a man ponders whether he should try and reconcile with his family, or take revenge on those who turned him in.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hans Petter Moland
CAST:  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Bjørn Floberg  •  Gard B. Eidsvold  •  Jorunn Kjellsby

After serving a 12-year sentence for killing the man that slept with his wife, a man ponders whether he should try and reconcile with his family, or take revenge on those who turned him in.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hans Petter Moland
CAST:  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Bjørn Floberg  •  Gard B. Eidsvold  •  Jorunn Kjellsby

Vegas (2009)

You don't choose your family. You choose your friends. Vegas is the story of Thomas, Marianne and Terje - three teenagers with nowhere to go.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gunnar Vikene
CAST:  Anders Baasmo Christiansen  •  Helge Jordal  •  Kyrre Haugen Sydness  •  Eindride Eidsvold

You don't choose your family. You choose your friends. Vegas is the story of Thomas, Marianne and Terje - three teenagers with nowhere to go.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gunnar Vikene
CAST:  Anders Baasmo Christiansen  •  Helge Jordal  •  Kyrre Haugen Sydness  •  Eindride Eidsvold

Rafiki (2009)

Three friends - Julie, Mette and Naisha - are enjoying the first snow in the village. They have snowball fights with the boys and look forward to Christmas. One day Naisha suddenly disappears. With a secret address written in invisible ink as their only clue, they ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christian Lo
CAST:  Live Marie Runde  •  Regine Stokkevåg Eide  •  Ado Johanna Girirpio  •  Ane Dahl Torp

Three friends - Julie, Mette and Naisha - are enjoying the first snow in the village. They have snowball fights with the boys and look forward to Christmas. One day Naisha suddenly disappears. With a secret address written in invisible ink as their only clue, they ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christian Lo
CAST:  Live Marie Runde  •  Regine Stokkevåg Eide  •  Ado Johanna Girirpio  •  Ane Dahl Torp

Anolit (2002)

A circling roadmovie told from the back seat of a styled BMW.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stefan Faldbakken
CAST:  Aksel Hennie  •  Ane Dahl Torp  •  Anders Baasmo Christiansen  •  Jan Gunnar Røise

A circling roadmovie told from the back seat of a styled BMW.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stefan Faldbakken
CAST:  Aksel Hennie  •  Ane Dahl Torp  •  Anders Baasmo Christiansen  •  Jan Gunnar Røise

Arn: The Kingdom at Road's End (2008)

Arn has served his term in the Holy land and returns home to be reunited with his beloved Cecilia. When he returns home, he discovers that political forces tries to separate him and Cecilia - but thanks to queen Blanka they can finally get married. Arn knows that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Flinth
CAST:  Joakim Nätterqvist  •  Morgan Alling  •  Sofia Helin  •  Bibi Andersson

Arn has served his term in the Holy land and returns home to be reunited with his beloved Cecilia. When he returns home, he discovers that political forces tries to separate him and Cecilia - but thanks to queen Blanka they can finally get married. Arn knows that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Flinth
CAST:  Joakim Nätterqvist  •  Morgan Alling  •  Sofia Helin  •  Bibi Andersson

In Order of Disappearance (2014)

Upstanding community leader Nils has just won an award for "Citizen of the Year" when he learns the news that his son has died of a heroin overdose. Suspecting foul play, Nils begins to investigate, and soon finds himself at the center of an escalating underworld ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hans Petter Moland
CAST:  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Bruno Ganz  •  Kristofer Hivju  •  Jakob Oftebro

Upstanding community leader Nils has just won an award for "Citizen of the Year" when he learns the news that his son has died of a heroin overdose. Suspecting foul play, Nils begins to investigate, and soon finds himself at the center of an escalating underworld ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hans Petter Moland
CAST:  Stellan Skarsgård  •  Bruno Ganz  •  Kristofer Hivju  •  Jakob Oftebro

Fuck Up (2012)

Jack is pleased with himself for the first time in years. He has decided to stop fucking anything with a pulse and also to cut back on his eager and enthusiastic drug use. Then his best friend crashes into a moose in the middle of the night on the Swedish border. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Øystein Karlsen
CAST:  Atle Antonsen  •  Jon Øigarden  •  Iben Hjejle  •  Anders Baasmo Christiansen

Jack is pleased with himself for the first time in years. He has decided to stop fucking anything with a pulse and also to cut back on his eager and enthusiastic drug use. Then his best friend crashes into a moose in the middle of the night on the Swedish border. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Øystein Karlsen
CAST:  Atle Antonsen  •  Jon Øigarden  •  Iben Hjejle  •  Anders Baasmo Christiansen

Journey to the Christmas Star (2012)

13 year old kind-hearted Sonja arrives at a tiny village together with a company of bandits. But there is a curse on the village. A long time ago, the King’s only daughter Goldhair disappeared while searching for the Christmas Star. The Queen died of a broken heart ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nils Gaup
CAST:  Agnes Kittelsen  •  Jakob Oftebro  •  Anders Baasmo Christiansen  •  Evy Kasseth Røsten

13 year old kind-hearted Sonja arrives at a tiny village together with a company of bandits. But there is a curse on the village. A long time ago, the King’s only daughter Goldhair disappeared while searching for the Christmas Star. The Queen died of a broken heart ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nils Gaup
CAST:  Agnes Kittelsen  •  Jakob Oftebro  •  Anders Baasmo Christiansen  •  Evy Kasseth Røsten

Tommy (2007)

Arild runs into the father of his former class mate Kjell in the mountains. Controversy from the past unfolds during this brief meeting.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ole Giæver
CAST:  Anders Baasmo Christiansen  •  Bjørn Sundquist

Arild runs into the father of his former class mate Kjell in the mountains. Controversy from the past unfolds during this brief meeting.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ole Giæver
CAST:  Anders Baasmo Christiansen  •  Bjørn Sundquist

The Birdcatcher (2019)

Norway, 1942, during World War II. After being separated from her family, Esther, a young Jewish girl from Trondheim, arrives at an isolated farm where she must assume a new identity in order to survive the Nazi persecution.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ross Clarke
CAST:  August Diehl  •  Sarah-Sofie Boussnina  •  Laura Birn  •  Anders Baasmo Christiansen

Norway, 1942, during World War II. After being separated from her family, Esther, a young Jewish girl from Trondheim, arrives at an isolated farm where she must assume a new identity in order to survive the Nazi persecution.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ross Clarke
CAST:  August Diehl  •  Sarah-Sofie Boussnina  •  Laura Birn  •  Anders Baasmo Christiansen

37½ (2005)

A woman, Selma, almost 40 years old, figures that she has not achieved what she wanted in life and wonders "what now?"  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vibeke Idsøe
CAST:  Marit Andreassen  •  Anders Baasmo Christiansen  •  Kåre Conradi  •  Pia Tjelta

A woman, Selma, almost 40 years old, figures that she has not achieved what she wanted in life and wonders "what now?"  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vibeke Idsøe
CAST:  Marit Andreassen  •  Anders Baasmo Christiansen  •  Kåre Conradi  •  Pia Tjelta

Fatso (2008)

Overweight loner Rino spends his days in seclusion, until his dad rents a room to an overtly sexual girl who challenges Rino to break down his walls.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arild Fröhlich
CAST:  Nils Jørgen Kaalstad  •  Josefin Ljungman  •  Kyrre Hellum  •  Jenny Skavlan

Overweight loner Rino spends his days in seclusion, until his dad rents a room to an overtly sexual girl who challenges Rino to break down his walls.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arild Fröhlich
CAST:  Nils Jørgen Kaalstad  •  Josefin Ljungman  •  Kyrre Hellum  •  Jenny Skavlan

North (2009)

Following a nervous breakdown, ski athlete Jomar has isolated himself in a lonely existence as the guard of a ski park. When he learns that he might be the father of a child way up north, he sets on a strange and poetic journey through Norway on a snowmobile, with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rune Denstad Langlo
CAST:  Anders Baasmo Christiansen  •  Kyrre Hellum  •  Marte Aunemo  •  Mads Sjøgård Pettersen

Following a nervous breakdown, ski athlete Jomar has isolated himself in a lonely existence as the guard of a ski park. When he learns that he might be the father of a child way up north, he sets on a strange and poetic journey through Norway on a snowmobile, with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rune Denstad Langlo
CAST:  Anders Baasmo Christiansen  •  Kyrre Hellum  •  Marte Aunemo  •  Mads Sjøgård Pettersen

Buddy (2003)

Kristoffer lives in Oslo with his friends Geir and Stig Inge. He works as a billboard installer, and in his spare time he makes a video diary with Geir and Stig, containing stunts of a Jackass-nature. When Kristoffer's girlfriend, Elisabeth, leaves him, his life ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Morten Tyldum
CAST:  Nicolai Cleve Broch  •  Aksel Hennie  •  Anders Baasmo Christiansen  •  Pia Tjelta

Kristoffer lives in Oslo with his friends Geir and Stig Inge. He works as a billboard installer, and in his spare time he makes a video diary with Geir and Stig, containing stunts of a Jackass-nature. When Kristoffer's girlfriend, Elisabeth, leaves him, his life ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Morten Tyldum
CAST:  Nicolai Cleve Broch  •  Aksel Hennie  •  Anders Baasmo Christiansen  •  Pia Tjelta

Chasing the Wind (2013)

Anna hasn’t seen her family for a decade. When her grandmother dies, she returns home to take care of her grandfather. In the week leading up to the funeral, nothing goes as expected, and Anna is forced to reconsider how she lives her life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rune Denstad Langlo
CAST:  Sven-Bertil Taube  •  Marie Blokhus  •  Tobias Santelmann  •  Frederik Meldal Nørgaard

Anna hasn’t seen her family for a decade. When her grandmother dies, she returns home to take care of her grandfather. In the week leading up to the funeral, nothing goes as expected, and Anna is forced to reconsider how she lives her life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rune Denstad Langlo
CAST:  Sven-Bertil Taube  •  Marie Blokhus  •  Tobias Santelmann  •  Frederik Meldal Nørgaard

The Tough Guys (2013)

11-year old Modulf thinks he is a super hero. Every day he is bullied by the toughest guys at school. And that's fine. Because if Modulf is the one being bullied, the other children won't be. Lise, a new girl in class, does not agree with Modulf's theories. She ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christian Lo
CAST:  Sondre Blakstad Henriksen  •  Regine Stokkevåg Eide  •  Martin Røsjorde Linstad  •  Lasse Sortland

11-year old Modulf thinks he is a super hero. Every day he is bullied by the toughest guys at school. And that's fine. Because if Modulf is the one being bullied, the other children won't be. Lise, a new girl in class, does not agree with Modulf's theories. She ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christian Lo
CAST:  Sondre Blakstad Henriksen  •  Regine Stokkevåg Eide  •  Martin Røsjorde Linstad  •  Lasse Sortland

Every Child is Made of Fire (2013)

Every Child is Made of Fire tells the story about Anne, a woman in her late thirties who leaves her job as an engineer to start working at a home for disadvantaged youth. Here she meets Mikael who has killed his father with a knife. It is a meeting between a person ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lisa Marie Gamlem
CAST:  Anders Baasmo Christiansen  •  Adrian Dreshaj  •  Cathrine Hoel Hansen  •  Iben Hjejle

Every Child is Made of Fire tells the story about Anne, a woman in her late thirties who leaves her job as an engineer to start working at a home for disadvantaged youth. Here she meets Mikael who has killed his father with a knife. It is a meeting between a person ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lisa Marie Gamlem
CAST:  Anders Baasmo Christiansen  •  Adrian Dreshaj  •  Cathrine Hoel Hansen  •  Iben Hjejle

Bendik & monsteret (2014)

Bendik & the Monster is the story of a monster, who dreams of being a cabaret singer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Mosvold
CAST:  Anders Baasmo Christiansen  •  Adam Eftevaag  •  Johannes Joner  •  Tori Wraanes

Bendik & the Monster is the story of a monster, who dreams of being a cabaret singer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Mosvold
CAST:  Anders Baasmo Christiansen  •  Adam Eftevaag  •  Johannes Joner  •  Tori Wraanes

Santa Swap: Merry Christmas Mr. Andersen (2016)

Carpenter Andersen and Santa Claus makes a deal which saves Christmas for them both.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terje Rangnes
CAST:  Trond Espen Seim  •  Anders Baasmo Christiansen  •  Ingeborg Sundrehagen Raustøl  •  Johanna Mørck

Carpenter Andersen and Santa Claus makes a deal which saves Christmas for them both.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terje Rangnes
CAST:  Trond Espen Seim  •  Anders Baasmo Christiansen  •  Ingeborg Sundrehagen Raustøl  •  Johanna Mørck
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