Running time: 15'

First the musician Todd Terje speaks: YouTube clips of someone called “Inspector Norse” inspired his dance track of the same name. In real life, Inspector Norse is Marius Solem Johansen. The 27-year-old lives with his sick father in a dismal little Norwegian town, where he runs a tanning studio. Marius hoped to make the big time with his music, but had to accept that no-one was interested: “Whateverest” represents the huge pile of his unfulfilled dreams and plans. A life in the superlative of whatever. The camera is watching when this lonely nerd dances round the supermarket, or when he rampages, completely stoned, through the night-time town dressed as a Christmas tree. An exemplary tale of a lost generation, as only life could write it?



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