Norwegian Cinema

'Mercy'
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Review: 'Mercy'

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"Mercy" is a forbiddingly austere title for German helmer Matthias Glasner's polished, accessible moral melodrama, which is less about the eponymous virtue than assorted states of guilt.

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Review: 'Peer Gynt'

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There is no way in hell to stage "Peer Gynt" in a way that would make Ibsen's monumental epic drama accessible to anyone who didn't grow up on the fabulous legend of this Norwegian folk hero. But…