Pål Sverre Hagen

Pål Sverre Hagen (born 6 November 1980) is a Norwegian stage and screen actor. He appeared in the hit Norwegian film Max Manus and played Thor Heyerdahl in the Oscar-nominated 2012 film Kon-Tiki.

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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

Amor (2009)

In a city where young, rich people will spend whatever it takes to get what they want, Thomas provides them with a service no one else will.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thomas Wangsmo
CAST:  Pål Sverre Hagen  •  Ida Elise Broch  •  Mattis Herman Nyquist  •  Jenny Skavlan

In a city where young, rich people will spend whatever it takes to get what they want, Thomas provides them with a service no one else will.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thomas Wangsmo
CAST:  Pål Sverre Hagen  •  Ida Elise Broch  •  Mattis Herman Nyquist  •  Jenny Skavlan

Must Have Been Love (2012)

A Finnish-Norwegian love story with an unexpected shape and development. Shot in Oslo, Helsinki, Istanbul and Berlin. The film focuses on showing the actual moments that lead to getting to know one another, building a relationship and to breaking up. The film takes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eirik Svensson
CAST:  Pamela Tola  •  Espen Klouman Høiner  •  Laura Birn  •  Audun Hjort

A Finnish-Norwegian love story with an unexpected shape and development. Shot in Oslo, Helsinki, Istanbul and Berlin. The film focuses on showing the actual moments that lead to getting to know one another, building a relationship and to breaking up. The film takes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eirik Svensson
CAST:  Pamela Tola  •  Espen Klouman Høiner  •  Laura Birn  •  Audun Hjort

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

Miracle (2006)

Karsten (35) is at a standstill. He has been since his wife died four years ago. He thinks he's fine, until he meets what could be the love of his life - but isn't she all what he despises in a woman?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thomas Kaiser
CAST:  Christian Skolmen  •  Eva Röse  •  Cecilie A. Mosli  •  Stig Henrik Hoff

Karsten (35) is at a standstill. He has been since his wife died four years ago. He thinks he's fine, until he meets what could be the love of his life - but isn't she all what he despises in a woman?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thomas Kaiser
CAST:  Christian Skolmen  •  Eva Röse  •  Cecilie A. Mosli  •  Stig Henrik Hoff

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

Roswell Enterprises (2006)

Christian and William are high-flying economics graduates from elite educational establishments. They are both attending the final interview for a top position with the renowned company, Roswell Enterprises. By coincidence they meet in the men’s room just before ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Janic Heen
CAST:  David Fellowes  •  Pål Sverre Hagen  •  Michal Roneš  •  Thorir Sæmundsson

Christian and William are high-flying economics graduates from elite educational establishments. They are both attending the final interview for a top position with the renowned company, Roswell Enterprises. By coincidence they meet in the men’s room just before ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Janic Heen
CAST:  David Fellowes  •  Pål Sverre Hagen  •  Michal Roneš  •  Thorir Sæmundsson

Cry in the Woods (2004)

An unfortunate bank robber takes an escaped mental patient, wanted for murder, as hostage.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Erich Hörtnagl
CAST:  Lars Bom  •  Kristoffer Joner  •  Laila Goody  •  Stig Henrik Hoff

An unfortunate bank robber takes an escaped mental patient, wanted for murder, as hostage.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Erich Hörtnagl
CAST:  Lars Bom  •  Kristoffer Joner  •  Laila Goody  •  Stig Henrik Hoff

House of Fools (2008)

At the psychiatric clinic Varden the attendants are mad and the inmates are sane.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eva Isaksen
CAST:  Ingrid Bolsø Berdal  •  Thorbjørn Harr  •  Fridtjov Såheim  •  Rolf Kristian Larsen

At the psychiatric clinic Varden the attendants are mad and the inmates are sane.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eva Isaksen
CAST:  Ingrid Bolsø Berdal  •  Thorbjørn Harr  •  Fridtjov Såheim  •  Rolf Kristian Larsen

Troubled Water (2008)

A man convicted in his teens for killing a child is released on parole. He finds work as a church organist and develops a rewarding relationship with a priest and her young son. However, his caring for the boy catches the attention of his old victim's mother, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Erik Poppe
CAST:  Lene Bragli  •  Tone Danielsen  •  Jon Vågenes Eriksen  •  Angelou Garcia

A man convicted in his teens for killing a child is released on parole. He finds work as a church organist and develops a rewarding relationship with a priest and her young son. However, his caring for the boy catches the attention of his old victim's mother, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Erik Poppe
CAST:  Lene Bragli  •  Tone Danielsen  •  Jon Vågenes Eriksen  •  Angelou Garcia

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

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

I Travel Alone (2011)

Jarle Klepp is a 25-year-old student of literature with a passion for Adorno, Proust and grown-up women - and definitely not Tamagotchis, Lady Di and small kids. The news that he is the father of a seven year old girl - and that she will come visiting next week - ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stian Kristiansen
CAST:  Rolf Kristian Larsen  •  Amina Eleonora Bergrem  •  Gustaf Hammarsten  •  Pål Sverre Hagen

Jarle Klepp is a 25-year-old student of literature with a passion for Adorno, Proust and grown-up women - and definitely not Tamagotchis, Lady Di and small kids. The news that he is the father of a seven year old girl - and that she will come visiting next week - ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stian Kristiansen
CAST:  Rolf Kristian Larsen  •  Amina Eleonora Bergrem  •  Gustaf Hammarsten  •  Pål Sverre Hagen

What Happened to Monday (2017)

In a world where families are limited to one child due to overpopulation, a set of identical septuplets must avoid being put to a long sleep by the government and dangerous infighting while investigating the disappearance of one of their own.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tommy Wirkola
CAST:  Noomi Rapace  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Glenn Close  •  Robert Wagner

In a world where families are limited to one child due to overpopulation, a set of identical septuplets must avoid being put to a long sleep by the government and dangerous infighting while investigating the disappearance of one of their own.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tommy Wirkola
CAST:  Noomi Rapace  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Glenn Close  •  Robert Wagner

A Conspiracy of Faith (2016)

Denmark, 2016. A blurred note is found in a bottle that has traveled across the ocean for a long time. After deciphering the cryptic note, Department Q members follow a sinister trail that leads them to investigate a case occurred in 2008. At the same time, new ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hans Petter Moland
CAST:  Nikolaj Lie Kaas  •  Fares Fares  •  Søren Pilmark  •  Johanne Louise Schmidt

Denmark, 2016. A blurred note is found in a bottle that has traveled across the ocean for a long time. After deciphering the cryptic note, Department Q members follow a sinister trail that leads them to investigate a case occurred in 2008. At the same time, new ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hans Petter Moland
CAST:  Nikolaj Lie Kaas  •  Fares Fares  •  Søren Pilmark  •  Johanne Louise Schmidt

The Last King (2016)

Norway, 1204. A civil war between the birkebeiners —the king's men— and the baglers —supporters of the Norwegian aristocracy and the Church— ravages the country. Two men must protect a baby, the illegitimate son of King Håkon, who will be the future king and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nils Gaup
CAST:  Kristofer Hivju  •  Jakob Oftebro  •  Pål Sverre Hagen  •  Thorbjørn Harr

Norway, 1204. A civil war between the birkebeiners —the king's men— and the baglers —supporters of the Norwegian aristocracy and the Church— ravages the country. Two men must protect a baby, the illegitimate son of King Håkon, who will be the future king and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nils Gaup
CAST:  Kristofer Hivju  •  Jakob Oftebro  •  Pål Sverre Hagen  •  Thorbjørn Harr

Beyond Sleep (2016)

A young man's mythical quest for a stone that fell from the sky. He searches, stumbles and suffers as he traverses the sadistic universe of Northern Europe. He only finds redemption on the very edge of madness. Based on the iconic Dutch novel 'Nooit meer slapen' by ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Boudewijn Koole
CAST:  Reinout Scholten van Aschat  •  Pål Sverre Hagen  •  Jakop Ahlbom  •  Maria Annette Tanderød Berglyd

A young man's mythical quest for a stone that fell from the sky. He searches, stumbles and suffers as he traverses the sadistic universe of Northern Europe. He only finds redemption on the very edge of madness. Based on the iconic Dutch novel 'Nooit meer slapen' by ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Boudewijn Koole
CAST:  Reinout Scholten van Aschat  •  Pål Sverre Hagen  •  Jakop Ahlbom  •  Maria Annette Tanderød Berglyd

The Storm in My Heart (2009)

Jernanger is a tale about the tempered Eivind who isn't scared of anything- except love. Eivind, lives aboard a boat in the South of Norway. The boat lies low and lopsided in the water. Thirty years ago Eivind left his homestead and his teenage sweetheart behind, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pål Jackman
CAST:  Bjørn Sundquist  •  Pål Sverre Hagen  •  Hans Petter Hansen  •  Magne Høyland

Jernanger is a tale about the tempered Eivind who isn't scared of anything- except love. Eivind, lives aboard a boat in the South of Norway. The boat lies low and lopsided in the water. Thirty years ago Eivind left his homestead and his teenage sweetheart behind, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pål Jackman
CAST:  Bjørn Sundquist  •  Pål Sverre Hagen  •  Hans Petter Hansen  •  Magne Høyland

Operasjon Mørkemann (2018)

Mysterious holes in the ground appear during the night, causing Oliver's bicycle to be destroyed. Who made these holes and why? The child detectives Tiril and Oliver will have to be as smart as Sherlock Holmes to find out.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Grethe Bøe-Waal
CAST:  Emma Kilane  •  Thomas Farestveit  •  Finn Schau  •  Pål Sverre Hagen

Mysterious holes in the ground appear during the night, causing Oliver's bicycle to be destroyed. Who made these holes and why? The child detectives Tiril and Oliver will have to be as smart as Sherlock Holmes to find out.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Grethe Bøe-Waal
CAST:  Emma Kilane  •  Thomas Farestveit  •  Finn Schau  •  Pål Sverre Hagen

Amundsen (2019)

The story of Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen, the leader of the first expedition to reach the South Pole in 1911, and the first person to reach both the North and South Poles in 1926. Follows his all-consuming drive as a polar explorer and the tragedy he brought ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Espen Sandberg
CAST:  Pål Sverre Hagen  •  Katherine Waterston  •  Christian Rubeck  •  Trond Espen Seim

The story of Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen, the leader of the first expedition to reach the South Pole in 1911, and the first person to reach both the North and South Poles in 1926. Follows his all-consuming drive as a polar explorer and the tragedy he brought ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Espen Sandberg
CAST:  Pål Sverre Hagen  •  Katherine Waterston  •  Christian Rubeck  •  Trond Espen Seim
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