Director Bård Breien’s Detective Downs is a comedic crime drama about one private eye’s investigation into a dangerous disappearance. Starring Svein Andre Hofsø as the aforementioned leading man, an actor actually diagnosed with Down’s Syndrome.
More official background info about the film can be read as follows:
“Robert runs his own detective office, but he never gets any cases. No one believes Robert can accomplish anything and even his father, who is a police investigator, rejects Robert. One morning a mysterious woman appears in Robert’s office. The legendary speed skater Olav Starr is missing, and his family urgently needs an incompetent detective to pacify an affluent and senile grandmother. Robert is perfect for the job. Gradually Robert finds himself entangled in Olav’s hidden life and it becomes clear that this assignment is not without danger. But when Robert reveals his special investigation method everyone’s in for a big surprise.”
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Trailer for DETECTIVE DOWNS.