Posts tagged Jon Øigarden
split between film and reality: 22 july. review.

It happened when I was on holiday with my parents, this nearly a depressing tradition, taking place in July. Chechen War, death of Leszek Kołakowski, death of Amy Winehouse, Utøya. I was too young to comprehend everything, but I remember flashbacks. Bomb in Oslo, shots on Utøya, Breivik being diagnosed with mental illness, Breivik sentenced, Breivik complaining about poor living conditions in the prison. 22 July is showing those points on a timeline on which we all live, however it is a story. No matter how many things actually happened, it is not a reconstruction of the past.

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