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The Worst Person in the World

  Joachim Trier

  Norway     127 minutes


Julie (Renate Reinsve, winner of the Best Actress Award at Cannes this year) is on the precipice of thirty and her life is an existential mess. Vaguely aware that she has squandered her talents and frustrated living in the shadow of long-term boyfriend, Aksel (Herbert Nordrum), a successful graphic novelist, she resists his entreaties to settle down. One night, she impulsively crashes a party and meets the young and charming Eivind (Anders Danielsen Lie). Will he be the key that unlocks a new perspective on life? Smart, vibrant, and perceptive, Joachim Trier’s final entry in his Oslo trilogy (Reprise; Oslo, August 31) upends the traditional romantic comedy with this anthem to restlessness, indecision, and ultimately hope.

 Norwegian with subtitles 

Screenings & Events

In-Theater Screening

Sat, Oct 16 @ 5:45pm CDT

at AMC River East, Screen 7

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In-Theater Screening

Thu, Oct 21 @ 7:45pm CDT

at AMC River East, Screen 7

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In-Theater "Best of the Fest" Screening

Sun, Oct 24 @ 5:00pm CDT

at AMC River East, Screen 9

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Virtual Screening

Available to stream for a 72-hour watch window beginning Oct 16 @ 6:00pm CDT in the following states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, and Wisconsin

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Film Credits

  •   Ifa Isfansyah
  •   Joachim Trier, Eskil Vogt
  •   Oslo Pictures, MK Productions, Väst, Snowglobe, B-Reel


International Competition Patron

Jacolyn and John Bucksbaum