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by Bård Breien


Robert Bogerud wants to be a private investigator, but it’s not that easy when you have Down syndrome. All his potential customers evaporate as soon as Robert tips his detective’s hat. He finally manages to secure an assignment: The skating legend Olav Starr has disappeared and his wife and two adult offspring need an investigator. Robert finally has the chance to impress his father, a police officer who’s never been able to accept his son’s challenges. What Robert doesn’t know is that he’s only been hired to placate Olav’s old, senile mother, who otherwise would have called the police.

international title: Detective Downs
original title: Detektiv Downs
country: Norway
sales agent: TrustNordisk
year: 2013
genre: fiction
directed by: Bård Breien
film run: 90'
release date: NO 25/10/2013, CZ 17704/2014
screenplay: Bård Breien, Eske Troelstrup
cast: Svein André Hofsø Myhre
cinematography by: Gaute Gunnari
film editing: Zaklina Stojcevska
art director: Milena Koubkova
music: Chris Minh Doky
producer: Paul Røed, Asle Vatn
co-producer: Pavel Berčík, Bo Ehrhardt, Lone Korslund
production: Friland, Evolution Films, Czech Television - Česká televize, Nimbus Film
backing: Czech State Cinematography Fund, Eurimages
distributor: Nordisk Film Distribusjon AS
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