Hawaii, Oslo is a Norwegian film from 2004. It was directed by Erik Poppe after a script by Harald Rosenløw Eeg. The music was composed by John Erik Kaada and Bugge Wesseltoft. The film was well received by critics, and was awarded two Amanda Awards in 2005.
The film is about the character Vidar, who works at a psychiatric hospital. He tries to keep himself awake as much as he can, because he has several times dreamt of horrible events that turned out to be true premonitions. At one point he dreams that Leon, one of the patients, who is supposed to meet his ex-girlfriend, never meets her, but is hit by an ambulance instead.
Hawaii, Oslo was generally very well received by the Norwegian press. The newspaper Dagbladet gave the film five out of six points, and called it an "intense cinematic experience". Aftenposten awarded six out of six points, claiming the movie expanded the boundaries of Norwegian film. Verdens Gang also gave the film six out of six points.
The film was awarded two...