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FUCK UP

by Øystein Karlsen

synopsis

Jack is pleased with himself for the first ime 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. He is found with a hoof buried in his forehead and 2.5 kilos of cocaine in the trunk. Over the next 24 hours, Jack loses his house, his girlfriend leaves him and takes their daughter with her. And as he is about to find out: when you think you have hit rock bottom, it can always get worse.

international title: Fuck Up
original title: Et slags liv
country: Norway, Sweden
sales agent: Svensk Filmindustri International
year: 2012
genre: fiction
directed by: Øystein Karlsen
film run: 100'
screenplay: Øystein Karlsen
cast: Jon Øigarden, Tuva Novotny, Anders Baasmo Christiansen, Alte Antonsson
producer: Anders Tangen, Hillevi Råberg
production: Viafilm AS, Illusion Film & Television Ab