Nicolai Cleve Broch

Nicolai Cleve Broch (born 14 November 1975) is a Norwegian actor of theatre and film. He rose to national fame playing one of the leading roles in the 2002 drama series Lekestue, which aired on NRK in 2002. He is also known for playing the protagonist in Buddy, a romantic comedy from 2003. Other major film credits include Uno, Uro and Den siste revejakta. More recently, Cleve Broch was nominated for an Amanda Award for his portrayal of World War II resistance fighter Gregers Gram in Max Manus. Often appearing alongside Aksel Hennie, the two have been referred to as "Norway's Ben Affleck and Matt Damon".

Sebastian - When Everybody Knows (1995)

In this thoughtful Scandinavian drama, a teenage boy wrestles with his sexuality and learns that most of his deepest fears were unfounded. Sebastian is almost 17 when he figures out that he is a homosexual. Though he lives with wonderful, stable parents and has a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Svend Wam
CAST:  Hampus Björck  •  Nicolai Cleve Broch  •  Ewa Fröling  •  Helge Jordal

In this thoughtful Scandinavian drama, a teenage boy wrestles with his sexuality and learns that most of his deepest fears were unfounded. Sebastian is almost 17 when he figures out that he is a homosexual. Though he lives with wonderful, stable parents and has a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Svend Wam
CAST:  Hampus Björck  •  Nicolai Cleve Broch  •  Ewa Fröling  •  Helge Jordal

Ragnarok (2013)

Archaeologist Sigurd Svendsen discovers that the Oseberg ship hides a secret from the Viking Age. Along with his two children put Sigurd out on a quest to find the truth. The mystery leads them into "No Man's Land" between Norway and Russia where no man traveling ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mikkel Brænne Sandemose
CAST:  Pål Sverre Hagen  •  Nicolai Cleve Broch  •  Bjørn Sundquist  •  Sofia Helin

Archaeologist Sigurd Svendsen discovers that the Oseberg ship hides a secret from the Viking Age. Along with his two children put Sigurd out on a quest to find the truth. The mystery leads them into "No Man's Land" between Norway and Russia where no man traveling ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mikkel Brænne Sandemose
CAST:  Pål Sverre Hagen  •  Nicolai Cleve Broch  •  Bjørn Sundquist  •  Sofia Helin

Uro (2006)

Turning his back on a delinquent past and joining the police force, HP is determined to start doing the right thing. Soon he finds himself trapped in a web of lies, stretching out from both sides of the law. HP soon realizes that his present mission is closely ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stefan Faldbakken
CAST:  Nicolai Cleve Broch  •  Ane Dahl Torp  •  Ahmed Zeyan  •  Bjørn Floberg

Turning his back on a delinquent past and joining the police force, HP is determined to start doing the right thing. Soon he finds himself trapped in a web of lies, stretching out from both sides of the law. HP soon realizes that his present mission is closely ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stefan Faldbakken
CAST:  Nicolai Cleve Broch  •  Ane Dahl Torp  •  Ahmed Zeyan  •  Bjørn Floberg

Essential Killing (2010)

A Taliban soldier struggles to survive after he escapes his captors and flees into the Polish countryside.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerzy Skolimowski
CAST:  Vincent Gallo  •  Emmanuelle Seigner  •  Zach Cohen  •  David L. Price

A Taliban soldier struggles to survive after he escapes his captors and flees into the Polish countryside.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jerzy Skolimowski
CAST:  Vincent Gallo  •  Emmanuelle Seigner  •  Zach Cohen  •  David L. Price

Uno (2004)

Best friends David and Morten work as gym instructors at Jarle's gym. Jarle is a sadistic small-time criminal whom, together with his son Lars, purchase and distribute anabolic steroids.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aksel Hennie
CAST:  Aksel Hennie  •  Nicolai Cleve Broch  •  Bjørn Floberg  •  Espen Juul Kristiansen

Best friends David and Morten work as gym instructors at Jarle's gym. Jarle is a sadistic small-time criminal whom, together with his son Lars, purchase and distribute anabolic steroids.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aksel Hennie
CAST:  Aksel Hennie  •  Nicolai Cleve Broch  •  Bjørn Floberg  •  Espen Juul Kristiansen

The Last Joint Venture (2008)

The decade of the hippies is at an end and the 80's are approaching fast. Carl and Robert are two doped out guys who lives in harmony with the world around them and let life pass by in an eternal hash high. They have been peddling hashish for a decade, hitting an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ulrik Imtiaz Rolfsen
CAST:  Nicolai Cleve Broch  •  Kristoffer Joner  •  Kaia Foss  •  Thomas Bo Larsen

The decade of the hippies is at an end and the 80's are approaching fast. Carl and Robert are two doped out guys who lives in harmony with the world around them and let life pass by in an eternal hash high. They have been peddling hashish for a decade, hitting an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ulrik Imtiaz Rolfsen
CAST:  Nicolai Cleve Broch  •  Kristoffer Joner  •  Kaia Foss  •  Thomas Bo Larsen

Cold Lunch (2008)

Bird droppings on a work shirt lead to extreme unintended consequences.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eva Sørhaug
CAST:  Ane Dahl Torp  •  Pia Tjelta  •  Aksel Hennie  •  Bjørn Floberg

Bird droppings on a work shirt lead to extreme unintended consequences.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eva Sørhaug
CAST:  Ane Dahl Torp  •  Pia Tjelta  •  Aksel Hennie  •  Bjørn Floberg

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

Max Manus: Man of War (2008)

Max Manus is a Norwegian 2008 biographic war film based on the real events of the life of resistance fighter Max Manus (1914–96), after his contribution in the Winter War against the Soviet Union. The story follows Manus through the outbreak of World War II in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joachim Rønning  •  Espen Sandberg
CAST:  Aksel Hennie  •  Agnes Kittelsen  •  Nicolai Cleve Broch  •  Knut Joner

Max Manus is a Norwegian 2008 biographic war film based on the real events of the life of resistance fighter Max Manus (1914–96), after his contribution in the Winter War against the Soviet Union. The story follows Manus through the outbreak of World War II in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joachim Rønning  •  Espen Sandberg
CAST:  Aksel Hennie  •  Agnes Kittelsen  •  Nicolai Cleve Broch  •  Knut Joner

Operation Arctic (2014)

After stowing away on a rescue helicopter, three children find themselves stuck on a remote island in the Arctic Ocean with little hope of rescue. They have to conquer fear, wild animals, raging weather, lack of food, and find a way to communicate with the mainland.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Grethe Bøe-Waal
CAST:  Kristofer Hivju  •  Lars Arentz-Hansen  •  Nicolai Cleve Broch  •  Evy Kasseth Røsten

After stowing away on a rescue helicopter, three children find themselves stuck on a remote island in the Arctic Ocean with little hope of rescue. They have to conquer fear, wild animals, raging weather, lack of food, and find a way to communicate with the mainland.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Grethe Bøe-Waal
CAST:  Kristofer Hivju  •  Lars Arentz-Hansen  •  Nicolai Cleve Broch  •  Evy Kasseth Røsten

Harajuku (2018)

Vilde is a blue-haired teenager girl who has only one goal in her young life: to leave sad gray Oslo for Tokyo, the city of her dreams. Dropping school, hanging out with her friends, she chooses to live in her fantasies. On Christmas Eve, social services come at ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eirik Svensson
CAST:  Ines Høysæter Asserson  •  Nicolai Cleve Broch  •  Ingrid Olava  •  André Sørum

Vilde is a blue-haired teenager girl who has only one goal in her young life: to leave sad gray Oslo for Tokyo, the city of her dreams. Dropping school, hanging out with her friends, she chooses to live in her fantasies. On Christmas Eve, social services come at ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eirik Svensson
CAST:  Ines Høysæter Asserson  •  Nicolai Cleve Broch  •  Ingrid Olava  •  André Sørum

Disco (2019)

On the surface 19-year-old Mirjam's life appears perfect. She is a world champion freestyle disco dancer and the pride of her modern, evangelical church. Yet her body is calling out for help and at the dance world championships, where she is defending her title, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jorunn Myklebust Syversen
CAST:  Josefine Frida Pettersen  •  Nicolai Cleve Broch  •  Kjærsti Odden Skjeldal  •  Andrea Bræin Hovig

On the surface 19-year-old Mirjam's life appears perfect. She is a world champion freestyle disco dancer and the pride of her modern, evangelical church. Yet her body is calling out for help and at the dance world championships, where she is defending her title, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jorunn Myklebust Syversen
CAST:  Josefine Frida Pettersen  •  Nicolai Cleve Broch  •  Kjærsti Odden Skjeldal  •  Andrea Bræin Hovig

Betrayed (2020)

During World War II, millions of Jews from all over Europe are deported and killed in German concentration camps. When the German troops invade Norway, the Norwegian Jews feel safe and protected. But anti-Semitism knows no borders and as the war escalates in Europe ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eirik Svensson
CAST:  Jakob Oftebro  •  Nicolai Cleve Broch  •  Michalis Koutsogiannakis  •  Pia Halvorsen

During World War II, millions of Jews from all over Europe are deported and killed in German concentration camps. When the German troops invade Norway, the Norwegian Jews feel safe and protected. But anti-Semitism knows no borders and as the war escalates in Europe ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eirik Svensson
CAST:  Jakob Oftebro  •  Nicolai Cleve Broch  •  Michalis Koutsogiannakis  •  Pia Halvorsen

What We Fear (2020)

A film about the challenges in shared lives, but also about one woman's opportunity to become more aware of herself and adapt her dysfunctional patterns.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lilja Ingolfsdottir
CAST:  Helga Guren  •  Nicolai Cleve Broch

A film about the challenges in shared lives, but also about one woman's opportunity to become more aware of herself and adapt her dysfunctional patterns.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lilja Ingolfsdottir
CAST:  Helga Guren  •  Nicolai Cleve Broch

Friday Night Fever (1996)

The film marked the debut of cartoonist and illustrator Christopher Nielsen as an animator. This is a crude cartoon with period humour depicting Oslo's East youth hanging around the Narvesen kiosks - hence the name 'Narver'.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Nielsen
CAST:  Elin Graah  •  Nicolai Cleve Broch  •  Aksel Hennie  •  Gry Lønning

The film marked the debut of cartoonist and illustrator Christopher Nielsen as an animator. This is a crude cartoon with period humour depicting Oslo's East youth hanging around the Narvesen kiosks - hence the name 'Narver'.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christopher Nielsen
CAST:  Elin Graah  •  Nicolai Cleve Broch  •  Aksel Hennie  •  Gry Lønning