Roar Uthaug

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Roar Uthaug
Born (1973-08-25) August 25, 1973 (age 47)
OccupationFilm director
Years active1993–present

Roar Uthaug (born August 25, 1973)[1] is a Norwegian film director. He graduated from the Norwegian Film School in 2002.


Uthaug's graduation film The Martin Administration was the second Norwegian student-film in history to be nominated by AMPAS (the Academy of Motion Pictures, Arts and Science) for the Student Academy Awards.[1]

Working at the Norwegian production company Fantefilm, Uthaug has directed numerous commercials for Norwegian TV, and music videos for Gåte, Furia, Unni Wilhelmsen and Vidar Busk.

His feature debut Fritt Vilt (Cold Prey) was released in Norway on October 13, 2006.

Uthaug directed Tomb Raider, the reboot of the film franchise, which was released on March 16, 2018.[2][3]



  1. ^ a b "Roar Uthaug". Norwegian Film Institute. Archived from the original on 2015-07-24. Retrieved 2015-07-24.
  2. ^ "'Tomb Raider' Reboot Finds Director". Variety. Retrieved 2015-11-17.
  3. ^ McNary, Dave (July 7, 2016). "Alicia Vikander's 'Tomb Raider' Gets 2018 Release Date". Variety.

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