Here’s the UK trailer for Jackpot which is based on the book by Jo Nesbo (who has sold over 9 million books!) and will be with us 10th August. It’s directed by Magnus Martens and stars Kyrre Hellum, Marie Blokhus, Henrik Mestad, Mads Ousdal, Arthur Berning and Andreas Cappelen. We’re hearing good things abut this one and it’s well worth checking out next week when it’s released in a cinema near you. Check out the trailer below.

Oscar Svendsen wakes up, terrified and bloodied; a shotgun in his hands, in what was once a respectable strip joint near Svinesund, Sweden. He is surrounded by eight bodies, and police detective Solør has a gun aimed at his chest. Solør is convinced of his guilt, but Oscar persistently denies any wrongdoing.

Reluctantly Oscar starts relating the incredible story of four men who won top prize in a soccer pool and suddenly found themselves 1,739,361 kroner richer. But it turned out to be difficult to divide the money by four.

Jackpot is an exciting, playful and bloody comedy from the producer of Cold Prey. It is based on a story by Norway’s leading crime writer, Jo Nesbø. We meet a group of scruffy young men, all of them with a criminal background. Oscar (Kyrre Hellum), Thor (Mads Ousdal), Billy (Arthur Berning) and Tresko (Andreas Cappelen). They work at a factory in the middle of nowhere that makes plastic Christmas trees. And they bet on soccer…

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