2017 | 17(24) | 54-75
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Deadly Wilderness: Norwegian Horror Cinema in the New Millennium

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Nordic horror is a relatively rare and uneven occurrence. Norway had only one horror movie prior to 2000, but since then things have changed. Of all the Nordic countries it is in Norway that the horror genre has become a cinematic staple. Why this happened at this time and not before is discussed in the article, and the subgenres of horror most prominent in Norwegian horror are put in the context of their transnational origins and development. Most importantly, do Norwegian horror movies offer something genuinely unique to the genre?
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