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Pioneer (2013)

  • Rate: 6.0/10 total 1,948 votes 
  • Genre: Thriller
  • Release Date: 5 December 2014 (USA)
  • Runtime: 111 min
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  • IMDb page: Pioneer (2013)
  • Rate: 6.0/10 total 1,948 votes 
  • Genre: Thriller
  • Release Date: 5 December 2014 (USA)
  • Runtime: 111 min
  • Budget: €5,555,559 (estimated)
  • Director: Erik Skjoldbjærg
  • Stars: Wes Bentley, Aksel Hennie, Stephen Lang | See full cast and crew »
  • Original Music By: Air   

Writing Credits By:

    (in alphabetical order)

  • Nikolaj Frobenius 
  • Hans Gunnarsson 
  • Cathinka Nicolaysen 
  • Erik Skjoldbjærg 
  • Kathrine Valen Zeiner 

Known Trivia

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Story: This conspiracy thriller is set in the early 80’s, the beginning of the Norwegian Oil Boom. Enormous oil and gas deposits are discovered in the North Sea and the authorities aim to bring the oil ashore through a pipeline from depths of 500 meters. A professional diver, Petter, obsessed with reaching the bottom of the Norwegian Sea has the discipline, strength and courage to take on the world’s most dangerous mission. But a sudden, tragic accident changes everything. Petter is sent on a perilous journey where he loses sight of who’s pulling the strings. Gradually he realizes that he is in way over his head and that his life is at stake. Written byWebsurfer

FullCast & Crew

Produced By:

  • Jessica Ask known as co-producer
  • Petter J. Borgli known as line producer
  • Raimond Goebel known as co-producer
  • Lone Korslund known as executive producer
  • Christian Fredrik Martin known as producer
  • Marko Röhr known as co-producer
  • Antoine Simkine known as co-producer
  • Mimmi Spång known as co-producer
  • Asle Vatn known as executive producer

FullCast & Crew:

  • Wes Bentley known as Mike
  • Aksel Hennie known as Petter
  • Stephen Lang known as Ferris
  • Stephanie Sigman known as Maria
  • Jonathan LaPaglia known as Ronald
  • Ane Dahl Torp known as Pia
  • Jørgen Langhelle known as Leif
  • André Eriksen known as Knut
  • Arne Lindtner Næss known as Minister
  • Jerker Fahlström known as Jørgen's father
  • Endre Hellestveit known as Trond
  • Janne Heltberg known as Trude
  • David A. Jørgensen known as Jørgen
  • Eirik Stubø known as Jeger
  • Laurents Rørvik known as Martin
  • Robin Hayes known as Philip
  • Jan Gunnar Sjøthun known as Police inspector



Supporting Department

Makeup Department:

  • Linda Boije af Gennäs known as makeup designer
  • Lars Carlsson known as special makeup consultant

Art Department:

  • Vincent Gry known as assistant property master
  • Rickard Grönvall known as painter
  • Dorte Herning known as painter
  • Lars Hult known as carpenter
  • Klas Jansson known as construction coordinator
  • Sebastian Jansson known as carpenter
  • Sofie Kinngard known as painter
  • Rasmus Larsson known as carpenter
  • Brama Lilja known as carpenter
  • Martin Liljegren known as painter
  • Jonathan Lövkvist known as carpenter
  • Thomas Nes known as prop maker
  • Emil Petursson known as carpenter: Iceland
  • Lukas Strömdal known as carpenter




Production Companies:

  • Friland
  • Pandora Filmproduktion
  • Garagefilm International
  • Film i Väst (in co-production with)
  • Les Films d'Antoine (co-production)
  • Matila Röhr Productions (MRP)

Other Companies:

  • Creaminal  Music Supervision
  • European Film Bonds  completion bond
  • Ruhr Sound Studios  Dubbing Services
  • Suomen Elokuvasäätiö  funding

Additional Details


  • Earth Star Entertainment (2014) (Japan) (theatrical)
  • Farbfilm-Verleih (2014) (Germany) (theatrical)
  • Magnolia Pictures (2013) (USA) (theatrical)
  • Nordisk Filmdistribusjon (2013) (Norway) (theatrical)
  • Vertigo Média Kft. (2013) (Hungary) (theatrical)
  • Bio Rex Distribution (2013) (Finland) (all media)



Other Stuff

Visual Effects by:

  • Pål Aarø known as digital trainee
  • Mats Andersen known as visual effects supervisor
  • Anne Balthasar known as digital compositor: ARRI (as Anne Fuhrmann)
  • Manfred Büttner known as visual effects supervisor
  • Philipp Danner known as digital effects artist
  • Andrei Dimitriu known as lead visual effects artist
  • Theodor Groeneboom known as visual effects artist
  • Christoph Hasche known as lead digital compositor
  • Mats Holmgren known as digital colourist
  • Markus Hund known as 3d artist
  • Kenn Hedin Kalvik known as digital compositor
  • Knuth Möde known as shading & texturing artist
  • Lucas Pfaff known as data management
  • Fabian Schnuer Gohde known as digital compositor
  • Johan Vikstrom known as visual effects artist

MPAA: Rated R for language



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