Mads Sjøgård Pettersen

Mads Sjøgård Pettersen is a Norwegian actor and writer, known for Home for Christmas (2019), The 12th Man (2017) and Nobel (2016).

The 12th Man (2017)

After a failed anti-Nazi sabotage mission leaves his eleven comrades dead, a Norwegian resistance fighter finds himself fleeing the Gestapo through the snowbound reaches of Scandinavia.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harald Zwart
CAST:  Thomas Gullestad  •  Jonathan Rhys Meyers  •  Marie Blokhus  •  Mads Sjøgård Pettersen

After a failed anti-Nazi sabotage mission leaves his eleven comrades dead, a Norwegian resistance fighter finds himself fleeing the Gestapo through the snowbound reaches of Scandinavia.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harald Zwart
CAST:  Thomas Gullestad  •  Jonathan Rhys Meyers  •  Marie Blokhus  •  Mads Sjøgård Pettersen

August Fools (2013)

An comedy set in 1960s Helsinki. The story revolves around Elsa, a resolute hatmaker who is in complete control of her life. Besides running her shop, she sometimes doubles as a fortune teller. When Jan, a Czechoslovakian jazz musician and Elsa's old lover comes to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Taru Mäkelä
CAST:  Laura Birn  •  Kati Outinen  •  Tommi Korpela  •  Elena Leeve

An comedy set in 1960s Helsinki. The story revolves around Elsa, a resolute hatmaker who is in complete control of her life. Besides running her shop, she sometimes doubles as a fortune teller. When Jan, a Czechoslovakian jazz musician and Elsa's old lover comes to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Taru Mäkelä
CAST:  Laura Birn  •  Kati Outinen  •  Tommi Korpela  •  Elena Leeve

Victoria (2013)

A tragic love affair between Victoria and Johannes. She's the daughter of a rich estate owner and he's the son of a poor miller. Despite the deep love between them, her father makes Victoria ditch Johannes for the richer Otto.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Torun Lian
CAST:  Iben Akerlie  •  Jakob Oftebro  •  Bill Skarsgård  •  Fridtjov Såheim

A tragic love affair between Victoria and Johannes. She's the daughter of a rich estate owner and he's the son of a poor miller. Despite the deep love between them, her father makes Victoria ditch Johannes for the richer Otto.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Torun Lian
CAST:  Iben Akerlie  •  Jakob Oftebro  •  Bill Skarsgård  •  Fridtjov Såheim

Eddie the Eagle (2016)

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The feel-good story of Michael 'Eddie' Edwards, an unlikely but courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself—even as an entire nation was counting him out. With the help of a rebellious and charismatic coach, Eddie takes on the establishment ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dexter Fletcher
CAST:  Hugh Jackman  •  Taron Egerton  •  Christopher Walken  •  Matthew Brandon

The feel-good story of Michael 'Eddie' Edwards, an unlikely but courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself—even as an entire nation was counting him out. With the help of a rebellious and charismatic coach, Eddie takes on the establishment ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dexter Fletcher
CAST:  Hugh Jackman  •  Taron Egerton  •  Christopher Walken  •  Matthew Brandon

Upperdog (2009)

As young children, half-siblings Axel and Yanne are adopted to Norway. They are separated on arrival, him to material wealth on Oslo's west side, her to an average family on the east side. In contrast to her younger brother, Yanne remembers their journey to Norway, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sara Johnsen
CAST:  Hermann Sabado  •  Agnieszka Grochowska  •  Mads Sjøgård Pettersen  •  Bang Chau

As young children, half-siblings Axel and Yanne are adopted to Norway. They are separated on arrival, him to material wealth on Oslo's west side, her to an average family on the east side. In contrast to her younger brother, Yanne remembers their journey to Norway, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sara Johnsen
CAST:  Hermann Sabado  •  Agnieszka Grochowska  •  Mads Sjøgård Pettersen  •  Bang Chau

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

Cold Prey II (2008)

After surviving the events in the Jotunheimen mountains in which four of her friends were murdered, the badly injured Jannicke is brought to the local hospital. But when she wakes up, the building is dark and deserted...and she soon realizes that her nightmare ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mats Stenberg
CAST:  Ingrid Bolsø Berdal  •  Marthe Snorresdotter Rovik  •  Kim Arne Hagen  •  Viktoria Winge

After surviving the events in the Jotunheimen mountains in which four of her friends were murdered, the badly injured Jannicke is brought to the local hospital. But when she wakes up, the building is dark and deserted...and she soon realizes that her nightmare ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mats Stenberg
CAST:  Ingrid Bolsø Berdal  •  Marthe Snorresdotter Rovik  •  Kim Arne Hagen  •  Viktoria Winge

Unns Kjærlighet (2012)

Unn is 80 years old, lives in a nursery home and is looking for love. Her body bear witness of a long life, but on the inside beats the heart of a twenty year old girl. When a 25 year old boy becomes Unns new nurse, her heart beats faster and faster, and an old ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tobias Asplin  •  Anders Hoft
CAST:  Jorunn Kjellsby  •  Mads Sjøgård Pettersen  •  Kari Simonsen  •  Eirik Lund Starheim

Unn is 80 years old, lives in a nursery home and is looking for love. Her body bear witness of a long life, but on the inside beats the heart of a twenty year old girl. When a 25 year old boy becomes Unns new nurse, her heart beats faster and faster, and an old ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tobias Asplin  •  Anders Hoft
CAST:  Jorunn Kjellsby  •  Mads Sjøgård Pettersen  •  Kari Simonsen  •  Eirik Lund Starheim

Fallet (2014)

Agnes and Ragnar, a couple in their late 20s, are planning to climb a mountain in Northern Norway. In this potentially deadly situation where trust is an absolute necessity, the relationship is put to the test as Agnes reveals Ragnars disturbing secret.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andreas Thaulow
CAST:  Lisa Carlehed  •  Mads Sjøgård Pettersen  •  Johanne Fossheim  •  Sture Wisth

Agnes and Ragnar, a couple in their late 20s, are planning to climb a mountain in Northern Norway. In this potentially deadly situation where trust is an absolute necessity, the relationship is put to the test as Agnes reveals Ragnars disturbing secret.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andreas Thaulow
CAST:  Lisa Carlehed  •  Mads Sjøgård Pettersen  •  Johanne Fossheim  •  Sture Wisth

All That Matters Is Past (2012)

Reunited after years apart, childhood sweethearts William and Janne are forced to confront the dark secrets of their past-and the menacing presence of William's pathologically jealous brother — in this haunting story from celebrated Norwegian director Sara Johnsen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sara Johnsen
CAST:  Maria Bonnevie  •  Kristoffer Joner  •  David Dencik  •  Maria Heiskanen

Reunited after years apart, childhood sweethearts William and Janne are forced to confront the dark secrets of their past-and the menacing presence of William's pathologically jealous brother — in this haunting story from celebrated Norwegian director Sara Johnsen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sara Johnsen
CAST:  Maria Bonnevie  •  Kristoffer Joner  •  David Dencik  •  Maria Heiskanen

Cave (2016)

A group of former military elites set out to explore an uncharted abyss, not knowing their worst nightmare is waiting for them deep beneath the ground.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henrik Martin Dahlsbakken
CAST:  Heidi Toini  •  Mads Sjøgård Pettersen  •  Benjamin Helstad  •  Ingar Helge Gimle

A group of former military elites set out to explore an uncharted abyss, not knowing their worst nightmare is waiting for them deep beneath the ground.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henrik Martin Dahlsbakken
CAST:  Heidi Toini  •  Mads Sjøgård Pettersen  •  Benjamin Helstad  •  Ingar Helge Gimle

Dark Woods II (2015)

An old sanatorium is deteriorating in an isolated forest in the mountains. Five contract workers have taken on the task of tracking the huge building for hazardous waste before it's demolished. They realize that the job is more than a search for asbestos and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pål Øie
CAST:  Anders Baasmo Christiansen  •  Ellen Dorrit Petersen  •  Tomas Norström  •  Mads Sjøgård Pettersen

An old sanatorium is deteriorating in an isolated forest in the mountains. Five contract workers have taken on the task of tracking the huge building for hazardous waste before it's demolished. They realize that the job is more than a search for asbestos and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pål Øie
CAST:  Anders Baasmo Christiansen  •  Ellen Dorrit Petersen  •  Tomas Norström  •  Mads Sjøgård Pettersen

The Ash Lad: In the Hall of the Mountain King (2017)

Espen “Ash Lad”, a poor farmer’s son, embarks on a dangerous quest with his brothers to save the princess from a vile troll known as the Mountain King – in order to collect a reward and save his family’s farm from ruin.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mikkel Brænne Sandemose
CAST:  Vebjørn Enger  •  Mads Sjøgård Pettersen  •  Elias Holmen Sørensen  •  Allan Hyde

Espen “Ash Lad”, a poor farmer’s son, embarks on a dangerous quest with his brothers to save the princess from a vile troll known as the Mountain King – in order to collect a reward and save his family’s farm from ruin.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mikkel Brænne Sandemose
CAST:  Vebjørn Enger  •  Mads Sjøgård Pettersen  •  Elias Holmen Sørensen  •  Allan Hyde

Dead Men In The Skitrack (2023)

During the easter weekend murder fanatic, playboy and millionare Sverre Hartkorn invites up his seven closest friends to the desolated Blåkamhytta for a murder mystery. The person who solves the mystery by easter day at 9pm wins 5 million nok. It is also said that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Anda  •  Ruben Anda
CAST:  Håkon Smeby  •  Ingar Helge Gimle  •  Mads Sjøgård Pettersen  •  Knut Nærum

During the easter weekend murder fanatic, playboy and millionare Sverre Hartkorn invites up his seven closest friends to the desolated Blåkamhytta for a murder mystery. The person who solves the mystery by easter day at 9pm wins 5 million nok. It is also said that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Anda  •  Ruben Anda
CAST:  Håkon Smeby  •  Ingar Helge Gimle  •  Mads Sjøgård Pettersen  •  Knut Nærum

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

The Ash Lad: In Search of the Golden Castle (2019)

When the King and Queen are poisoned, brothers Per and Pål get arrested, suspected of being behind it. Younger brother Espen "Ash Lad" and Princess Kristin set out on a quest to find the mythical Soria Moria castle, which is said to be built of pure gold. In Soria ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mikkel Brænne Sandemose
CAST:  Vebjørn Enger  •  Eili Harboe  •  Mads Sjøgård Pettersen  •  Elias Holmen Sørensen

When the King and Queen are poisoned, brothers Per and Pål get arrested, suspected of being behind it. Younger brother Espen "Ash Lad" and Princess Kristin set out on a quest to find the mythical Soria Moria castle, which is said to be built of pure gold. In Soria ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mikkel Brænne Sandemose
CAST:  Vebjørn Enger  •  Eili Harboe  •  Mads Sjøgård Pettersen  •  Elias Holmen Sørensen

Troll (2022)

Deep inside the mountain of Dovre, something gigantic awakens after being trapped for a thousand years. Destroying everything in its path, the creature is fast approaching the capital of Norway. But how do you stop something you thought only existed in Norwegian ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roar Uthaug
CAST:  Ine Marie Wilmann  •  Mads Sjøgård Pettersen  •  Gard B. Eidsvold  •  Kim S. Falck-Jørgensen

Deep inside the mountain of Dovre, something gigantic awakens after being trapped for a thousand years. Destroying everything in its path, the creature is fast approaching the capital of Norway. But how do you stop something you thought only existed in Norwegian ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roar Uthaug
CAST:  Ine Marie Wilmann  •  Mads Sjøgård Pettersen  •  Gard B. Eidsvold  •  Kim S. Falck-Jørgensen

Frydenlund Hair Parlour (2021)

When 17-year-old Anna Lorentz returns to Narvik in 1940 with her older sisters and brother, they find their town destroyed. They recover the family home, and survive the years that follow by running a hair salon. All this time, Anna nurtures her own dream.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hanne Berkaak
CAST:  Mathilde Holtedahl Cuhra  •  Lena Kristin Ellingsen  •  Mads Sjøgård Pettersen  •  Heidi Ruud Ellingsen

When 17-year-old Anna Lorentz returns to Narvik in 1940 with her older sisters and brother, they find their town destroyed. They recover the family home, and survive the years that follow by running a hair salon. All this time, Anna nurtures her own dream.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hanne Berkaak
CAST:  Mathilde Holtedahl Cuhra  •  Lena Kristin Ellingsen  •  Mads Sjøgård Pettersen  •  Heidi Ruud Ellingsen

The Riot (2023)

In 1907, the miners in Sulitjelma in Fauske in Nordland made a famous rebellion against greedy mine owners.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nils Gaup
CAST:  Simon J. Berger  •  Otto Fahlgren  •  Alexandra Gjerpen  •  Mads Sjøgård Pettersen

In 1907, the miners in Sulitjelma in Fauske in Nordland made a famous rebellion against greedy mine owners.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nils Gaup
CAST:  Simon J. Berger  •  Otto Fahlgren  •  Alexandra Gjerpen  •  Mads Sjøgård Pettersen

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Described as an experimental film about a prostitute wrestler.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henrik Martin Dahlsbakken
CAST:  Mads Sjøgård Pettersen  •  Björn Elgerd  •  Per Schaanning  •  Renate Reinsve

Described as an experimental film about a prostitute wrestler.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henrik Martin Dahlsbakken
CAST:  Mads Sjøgård Pettersen  •  Björn Elgerd  •  Per Schaanning  •  Renate Reinsve