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* BreakTheCutie: Viljar ends up being shot multiple times at the Utøya summer camp, has to recover from said gunshot wounds, and ends up sharing to the court for his experience at the camp.


''22 July'' is an [[TheFilmOfTheBook adaptation]] of the non-fiction book ''One of Us: The Story of a Massacre in Norway and Its Aftermath'', which is about the [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin 2011 Norway attacks]] by Creator/PaulGreengrass. It explores the buildup to the attacks, the actual attacks, the trial of Anders Behring Breivik (the perpetrator of the attacks), and follows Viljar Hanssen, a survivor of the Utøya massacre who was severely injured.

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''22 July'' by Creator/PaulGreengrass is an [[TheFilmOfTheBook adaptation]] of the non-fiction book ''One of Us: The Story of a Massacre in Norway and Its Aftermath'', which is about the [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin 2011 Norway attacks]] by Creator/PaulGreengrass.attacks]]. It explores the buildup to the attacks, the actual attacks, the trial of Anders Behring Breivik (the perpetrator of the attacks), and follows Viljar Hanssen, a survivor of the Utøya massacre who was severely injured.


* CourtroomAntics: Anders engages in these, [[RefugeInAudacity doing Nazi salutes in the court]] and using his platform to speak as an opportunity to call for further terrorist attacks and to brag about how many people he killed.

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* CourtroomAntics: Anders engages in these, [[RefugeInAudacity doing does Nazi salutes in the court]] and using uses his platform to speak as an opportunity to call for further terrorist attacks and to brag about how many people he killed.


* EveryoneHasStandards: The far-right parties that Breivik calls upon to support him during his trial make themselves clear that although they share very similar beliefs to him, they are absolutely appaled by his actions and want nothing to do with him.

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* EveryoneHasStandards: The far-right parties that Breivik calls upon to support him during his trial make themselves clear that although they share very similar beliefs to him, they are absolutely appaled appalled by his actions and want nothing to do with him.


''22 July'' is a {{Dramatization}} of the [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin July 22nd Norway attacks in 2011]] by Creator/PaulGreengrass. It explores the buildup to the attacks, the actual attacks, the trial of Anders Behring Breivik (the perpetrator of the attacks), and follows Viljar Hanssen, a survivor of the Utøya massacre who was severely injured.

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''22 July'' is a {{Dramatization}} an [[TheFilmOfTheBook adaptation]] of the non-fiction book ''One of Us: The Story of a Massacre in Norway and Its Aftermath'', which is about the [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin July 22nd 2011 Norway attacks in 2011]] attacks]] by Creator/PaulGreengrass. It explores the buildup to the attacks, the actual attacks, the trial of Anders Behring Breivik (the perpetrator of the attacks), and follows Viljar Hanssen, a survivor of the Utøya massacre who was severely injured.



* BigBrotherInstinct: As Breivik is busy reloading his Mini-14 rifle, Torje attempts to try and drag his older and injured brother Viljar to safety. Viljar makes him escape so that he doesn't get shot and potentially killed.



* EvenBadMenLoveTheirMamas: Averted by Breivik. When informed that his mother refuses to come up to the witness stand to testify for him, he angrily declares her to be useless to him.

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* {{Dedication}}: Since this is a film about the 2011 Norway attacks, it is dedicated to those who died in the attacks and are still affected by it.
* EvenBadMenLoveTheirMamas: Averted by Breivik. When informed that his mother refuses to come up to the witness stand to testify for him, he angrily declares her to be useless to him.
* EveryoneHasStandards: The far-right parties that Breivik calls upon to support him during his trial make themselves clear that although they share very similar beliefs to him, they are absolutely appaled by his actions and want nothing to do with
him.



* HistoricalVillainUpgrade: A very, ''very'' downplayed example. Breivik in real life never gave out Nazi salutes during his criminal trial - [[NotHelpingYourCase he only gave them during his parole hearings.]]



* WesternTerrorists: Anders is one, having grown up in Norway all his life and launching his attack as part of a far-right ultra-nationalist belief system.

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* WesternTerrorists: Anders is one, having grown up in Norway all his life and launching his attack as part of a far-right ultra-nationalist ultranationalist belief system.system.
* WhereAreTheyNowEpilogue: At the end of the film, its revealed that Viljar is studying law and plans to become a politician, Geir Lippestead still practices law, Jens Stoltenberg remained Norway's prime minister until 2013 to become the Secretary General of NATO, and [[BreadEggsMilkSquick Breivik is serving his sentence in solitary confinement.]]



* WouldHurtAChild: Anders kills scores of teenagers at the summer camp. He later makes it clear to his lawyer that the victims were specifically chosen for their young age as a way to torment their parents for their left-wing beliefs.

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* WouldHurtAChild: Anders kills scores of teenagers at the summer camp. He later makes it clear to his lawyer that the victims were specifically chosen for their young age as a way to torment their parents for their left-wing beliefs.beliefs, as well as cripple a future generation of leftist politicians.


* AttentionWhore: Breivik. After getting arrested, he lies about the possibility of there being other terrorist attacks to make sure the Prime Minister pays attention to him and his cause, he does Nazi salutes in the courtroom to aggravate everyone present, and he initially goes along with his lawyer's suggestion to employ an InsanityDefense purely because he knows it'll piss off the victim's families to know that he could avoid any prison time whatsoever.
* BittersweetEnding: The attacks still happen, and Breivik gets what he wants: a platform to spread his ideas. However Breivik still ends up in prison, and most of the public manages to move on with their lives.

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* AttentionWhore: Breivik. After getting arrested, he lies about the possibility of there being other terrorist attacks to make sure the Prime Minister pays attention to him and his cause, he does Nazi salutes in the courtroom [[{{Troll}} to aggravate everyone present, present]], and he initially goes along with his lawyer's suggestion to employ an InsanityDefense purely because he knows it'll piss off the victim's families to know that he could avoid any prison time whatsoever.
* BittersweetEnding: The attacks still happen, and Breivik gets what he wants: a platform to spread his ideas. However However, Breivik still ends up in prison, and most of the public manages to move on with their lives.



* CourtroomAntics: Anders engages in these, doing Nazi salutes in the court and using his platform to speak as an opportunity to call for further terrorist attacks and to brag about how many people he killed.

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* CourtroomAntics: Anders engages in these, [[RefugeInAudacity doing Nazi salutes in the court court]] and using his platform to speak as an opportunity to call for further terrorist attacks and to brag about how many people he killed.



* InsanityDefense: Breivik's attorney advises him to go with this, telling him it could keep him out of prison. Breivik initially goes along with the idea purely because he finds it funny since people would inevitably be upset at the prospect of him avoiding jail entirely. Breivik backtracks on this only because he realizes that, if he's declared insane, no-one would take him or his ideals seriously.
* ItsAllAboutMe: Anders demonstrates this best after demanding medical attention for a cut on his finger - a cut, as he himself notes, that was caused by the skull fragment of a teenager he murdered.

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* InsanityDefense: Breivik's attorney advises him to go with this, telling him it could keep him out of prison. Breivik initially goes along with the idea [[ItAmusedMe purely because he finds it funny funny]] since people would inevitably be upset at the prospect of him avoiding jail entirely. Breivik backtracks on this only because he realizes that, if he's declared insane, no-one would take him or his ideals seriously.
* ItsAllAboutMe: Anders demonstrates this best after demanding medical attention for a cut on his finger - a cut, as he himself notes, that was caused by the skull fragment of a teenager he murdered.


%%The title of the movie is 22 July. It's put as July 22 because of some quirks with namespace.

22 July is a {{Dramatization}} of the [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin July 22nd Norway attacks in 2011]] by Creator/PaulGreengrass. It explores the buildup to the attacks, the actual attacks, the trial of Anders Behring Breivik (the perpetrator of the attacks), and follows Viljar Hanssen, a survivor of the Utøya massacre who was severely injured.

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%%The title of the movie is 22 July. It's put as July 22 because of some quirks with namespace.

22 July
''22 July'' is a {{Dramatization}} of the [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin July 22nd Norway attacks in 2011]] by Creator/PaulGreengrass. It explores the buildup to the attacks, the actual attacks, the trial of Anders Behring Breivik (the perpetrator of the attacks), and follows Viljar Hanssen, a survivor of the Utøya massacre who was severely injured.




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%%The title of the movie is 22 July. It's put as July 22 because of some quirks with namespace.

22 July is a {{Dramatization}} of the [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin July 22nd Norway attacks in 2011]] by Creator/PaulGreengrass. It explores the buildup to the attacks, the actual attacks, the trial of Anders Behring Breivik (the perpetrator of the attacks), and follows Viljar Hanssen, a survivor of the Utøya massacre who was severely injured.

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!!This film contains examples of:
* AmoralAttorney: {{Averted}}. Neither the prosecution or the defense is portrayed as heinous, and defense attorney Geir Lippestad makes it clear that he's ''incredibly'' uncomfortable defending a far-right terrorist like Breivik (he's even a member of the Norwegian Labor Party, who had been the main targets). Unfortunately, some members of the public consider him this due to who his client is and what he did.
* AttentionWhore: Breivik. After getting arrested, he lies about the possibility of there being other terrorist attacks to make sure the Prime Minister pays attention to him and his cause, he does Nazi salutes in the courtroom to aggravate everyone present, and he initially goes along with his lawyer's suggestion to employ an InsanityDefense purely because he knows it'll piss off the victim's families to know that he could avoid any prison time whatsoever.
* BittersweetEnding: The attacks still happen, and Breivik gets what he wants: a platform to spread his ideas. However Breivik still ends up in prison, and most of the public manages to move on with their lives.
* BreakTheCutie: Viljar ends up being shot multiple times at the Utøya summer camp, has to recover from said gunshot wounds, and ends up sharing to the court for his experience at the camp.
* CategoryTraitor: When Breivik attempts to call up a far-right thinker in his defense, [[EveryoneHasStandards the man is clear that he wants nothing to do with him for being a murderous lunatic]]. Breivik dismisses him as a coward for this.
* CouldHaveAvoidedThisPlot: A commission panel investigating the July 22nd attacks reveals that the attacks could've been stopped, or at least the destructive effects mitigated, had they beefed up the security and taken steps to monitor Breivik beforehand.
* CourtroomAntics: Anders engages in these, doing Nazi salutes in the court and using his platform to speak as an opportunity to call for further terrorist attacks and to brag about how many people he killed.
* EvenBadMenLoveTheirMamas: Averted by Breivik. When informed that his mother refuses to come up to the witness stand to testify for him, he angrily declares her to be useless to him.
* HarassingPhoneCall: Geir receives a number of these for serving as Breivik's defense attorney.
* ImpersonatingAnOfficer: Breivik is shown dressed as a policeman until his arrest.
* InsanityDefense: Breivik's attorney advises him to go with this, telling him it could keep him out of prison. Breivik initially goes along with the idea purely because he finds it funny since people would inevitably be upset at the prospect of him avoiding jail entirely. Breivik backtracks on this only because he realizes that, if he's declared insane, no-one would take him or his ideals seriously.
* ItsAllAboutMe: Anders demonstrates this best after demanding medical attention for a cut on his finger - a cut, as he himself notes, that was caused by the skull fragment of a teenager he murdered.
* LonersAreFreaks: It is noted in the film that Anders had a very isolated life, with the only other person he talked to outside of the internet being his mother. It's implied that this isolation led him to carry out the attack as a bid for people to pay attention to him.
* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: Anders makes it clear that the motivation behind the attack was an attack on leftist political values, denigrating his victims as Marxists, and claiming that his actions were necessary to prevent further Muslim immigration to Norway.
* TheSociopath: Breivik never shows remorse for the victims of his actions. He even calls the teenagers at the camp traitors.
* TerroristWithoutACause: While he proclaims himself to despise Marxists and that it was a "righteous" execution, it is heavily implied that Breivik's actions are motivated more by a desire for a massive media spotlight towards himself above all else.
* TranslationConvention: The all-Norwegian setting has the characters speaking English, likely to reach a wider audience.
* VillainProtagonist: Anders Behring Breivik, a far-right terrorist responsible for the deaths of 77 innocents, is front and center for a good half of the film, the remainder alternating between his victims (Viljar Hansen being the most prominent) and investigators.
* WesternTerrorists: Anders is one, having grown up in Norway all his life and launching his attack as part of a far-right ultra-nationalist belief system.
* WhiteShirtOfDeath: When Anders Breivik enters the campground and starts firing on the fleeing children, the ones we see getting hit are invariably wearing white sweatshirts.
* WouldHurtAChild: Anders kills scores of teenagers at the summer camp. He later makes it clear to his lawyer that the victims were specifically chosen for their young age as a way to torment their parents for their left-wing beliefs.
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