Questions tagged [king-of-devils-island]

2010 Norwegian drama (orig.: Kongen av Bastøy) set in Norway at the beginning of the 20th century and telling the story of the inmates of the Bastøy juvenile correction facility and their struggle against the governor and the overseers. It is a fictional retelling of a real revolt at the Bastøy Reform School in 1915.

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Whom or what is the whale supposed to symbolize?

During King of Devil's Island (org.: Kongen av Bastøy) the former sailor Erling (C-19) tells a story to Olav (C-1) for writing down, about a ship crew hunting for a whale, which seems to be an ...