Randi Svendsen is happy. Her everyday life is about keeping windows, floors, and clothes cleaner than the neighbour’s. Randi’s friend Edna however got a different view on the values of life: “don’t clean your husband out of the house and into the arms of the secretary”.
Tag Archives: Norway
Hurra for Andersens (1966) Knut Andersen, Arve Opsahl, Aud Schønemann, Wenche Sandnæs, Family, Comedy
Carl Alfred Andersen lives with Hildur and their four children in an abandoned grocery store. Their unorthodox lifestyle, and the fact that they are not married, is a continuing nuisance to the neighbourhood. Especially the head of the building society, Hermansen, will do anything to get the family to move away.
Elling / Me, My Friend and I (2001) Petter Næss, Per Christian Ellefsen, Sven Nordin, Marit Pia Jacobsen, Comedy, Drama
When his mother, who has sheltered him his entire 40 years, dies, Elling, a sensitive, would-be poet, is sent to live in a state institution. There he meets Kjell Bjarne, a gentle giant and female-obsessed virgin in his 40s.
A group of very different men are summoned for their refresher training at Haglemoen military camp. One more strange than the other, we get to meet jovial salesman Goggen Rask, car mechanic Bottolph Johansen, nicknamed daydreamer, and ship-owner Rieber Larsen Jr.
Unexpected Summer / Skjær i sjøen (1965) Knut Andersen, Henki Kolstad, Tone Danielsen, Solfrid Heier, Drama, Romance
Jakten på nyresteinen / Body Troopers (1996) Vibeke Idsøe, Torbjörn T. Jensen, Jenny Skavlan, Benjamin Helstad, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Ti kniver i hjertet / Cross My Heart And Hope To Die (1994) Marius Holst, Martin Dahl Garfalk, Trond Halbo, Jan Devo Kornstad, Drama
Two Norwegian boys come of age in this dark drama with comic and tragic elements. The film is set in the 1960’s. Naive Otto Olsen is the 16-year old son of working class parents. He is externally a very quiet boy, but internally something else abides.
Giftige løgner / Lethal Lies (1992) Martin Asphaug, Håvard Bakke, Tommy Karlsen, Helle Beck Figenschow, Action, Crime, Drama
De blå ulvene / Blue Wolves (1993) Morten Kolstad, Håvard Bakke, Tommy Karlsen, Viggo Jønsberg, Action, Crime, Drama
Is-slottet / Ice Palace (1987) Per Blom, Line Storesund, Hilde Nyeggen Martinsen, Merete Moen, Mystery, Drama
In a remote Norwegian mountain-area in the 1930s, two 12 year old girls Siss and Unn meet. They are friends, but for Unn it is more serious. She admits to having secret and indecent fantasies about her friend.