'Headhunters' -- 3 stars

<b>R; 1:40 running time</b><Br><Br>
Swift, amoral and nicely unpredictable, a bloodier Norwegian variation on film noir from the '40s, the thriller "Headhunters" comes from a 2008 novel by Jo Nesbo. The film already has been optioned for an English-language remake. Its protagonist, a sharklike corporate headhunter of modest physical stature, is a Napoleonic complex Nordic-style. -- Michael Phillips<br><br>Read the full <a href=http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/movies/sc-mov-0508-headhunters-20120510,0,413944.column>"Headhunters movie review</a>

( May 10, 2012 )

R; 1:40 running time

Swift, amoral and nicely unpredictable, a bloodier Norwegian variation on film noir from the '40s, the thriller "Headhunters" comes from a 2008 novel by Jo Nesbo. The film already has been optioned for an English-language remake. Its protagonist, a sharklike corporate headhunter of modest physical stature, is a Napoleonic complex Nordic-style. -- Michael Phillips

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