Disgraced Swedish detective Jonas EngstrÃ¶m (Stellan SkarsgÃ¥rd) travels to northern Norway to solve a brutal murder in Insomnia. Unable to sleep through the night of the midnight sun, EngstrÃ¶m quickly loses his grip on the case and his mind. Erik SkjoldbjÃ¦rg's debut feature is a deft amalgam of psychological thriller, morality play, and police procedural. Criterion presents the DVD premiere of Insomnia in a new widescreen transfer.
Norwegian trailer and TV spot, both with optional English subtitles