Editors' pick

Insomnia (1997)

Insomnia (1997) movie poster
MPAA rating: NR
Genre: Drama, Foreign
This 1997 Norwegian film inspired Christopher Nolan's remake starring Al Pacino and Robin Williams.
Starring: Stellan Skarsgard, Sverre Anker Ousdal, Bjorn Floberg, Gisken Armand, Maria Bonnevie, Kristian Figenschow, Thor Michael Aamodt, Bjorn Moan, Marianne O. Ulrichsen, Frode Rasmussen, Guri Johnson, Maria Mathiesen
Director: Erik Skjoldbjaerg
Running time: 1:37
Release: Opened May 29, 1998

Editorial Review

Swedish detective Jonas Engstrom (Stellan Skarsgård) is sent to the Norwegian coastal town of Tromso, just north of the Arctic Circle, to investigate a murder. Fog, 24-hour sunlight and suspicious townspeople drive the detective to exhaustion. Tired men make mistakes, and Engstrom is no exception.

This film is also being shown as a Visions Cinema "Midnight Movie."

-- Lynette Hill, washingtonpost.com