US Trailer for Norwegian Disaster Film ‘The Quake’

Norwegian Disaster Film

Magnolia Pictures & Magnet Releasing have dropped the new official US trailer for The Quake (Skjelvet), the sequel to the 2015 tsunami thriller The Wave.

Starring Ane Dahl Torp, Kristoffer Joner, Hang Tran, and Jonas Hoff Oftebro, the movie opened in Norway this summer. Directed by John Andreas Andersen from a script co-written by John Kare Raake and Harald Rosenlow-Eegshakes, The Quake shakes its way to select US theaters and VOD platforms on December 14, 2018.

Check out the trailer below.

Norwegian Disaster Film

Some disasters look like a natural order of the things in poor countries, while in the rich Western ones they get to become blockbusters.

Norwegian Disaster Film

In 1904 an earthquake with a 5.4 magnitude on the Richter scale shook Oslo. Its epicenter was in the Oslo Rift which runs directly through the Norwegian capital. There are recorded quakes from the rift on a daily basis and geologists cannot be sure, but arguments indicate that we can expect major future earthquakes in this area. When – nobody can say for certain – but we know that the density of people and infrastructure in Oslo is significantly more vulnerable today than in 1904. What if a massive earthquake is looming?

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