Tag Archives: Norway
Dragonfly / Øyenstikker (2001) Marius Holst, Kim Bodnia, Mikael Persbrandt, Maria Bonnevie, Drama, Thriller
Dragonfly is the story of a couple that wants to get away. They want to spend time together in peace. They want to put something behind them. There is no such place. Someone will always find you. Someday someone will be at your door.
Budbringeren / Junk Mail (1997) Pål Sletaune, Robert Skjærstad, Andrine Sæther, Per Egil Aske, Comedy, Thriller
Dimwitted, somewhat misanthropic Oslo mail carrier Roy’s quiet life changes dramatically on the day he steals a set of keys and lets himself into the apartment of a deaf woman who seems to be in trouble with a psychotic criminal. Though he doesn’t know it at the time, his and her fate are about to intertwine and this is not going to be to his benefit.
Kamilla og tyven / Kamilla and the Thief (1988) Grete Salomonsen, Veronika Flaat, Dennis Storhøi, Agnete G. Haaland, Drama, Family
Orphan Kamilla moves in with her rich uncle who lives in Kristiansand, Norway in the early 1900, Norway. Her uncles wife however does not approve of Kamilla and want to send her to a boarding school in Denmark. Her uncle instead decide to send her to his sister who lives in the countryside. On her way there she meet Sebastian who is a good hearted thief, who want to turn his life around.
Buddy (2003) Morten Tyldum, Nicolai Cleve Broch, Aksel Hennie, Anders Baasmo Christiansen, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Kristoffer is a billboard hanger, 24 years old and carefree. When his girlfriend Elisabeth dumps him for the boss of her trend bureau, his life falls into pieces. He feels like a loser. By coincidence some of Kristoffer’s video diaries end up with the producer of the popular talk show “Karsten Tonight” in TV2.
The Polar Bear King / Kvitebjørn Kong Valemon (1991) Ola Solum, Jack Fjeldstad, Maria Bonnevie, Tobias Hoesl, Family, Adventure, Fantasy
After his father is killed, King Valemon ascends the throne, only to be turned into a polar bear by a bitter witch who wants to be his queen. Valemon must find a bride in the seven year span that he’ll be a polar bear, and so he travels to Winterland and finds a wife to take home.
Dust on the Mind / Støv på hjernen (1959) Øyvind Vennerød, Inger Marie Andersen, Odd Borg, John Aamdahl, Comedy
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”.
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.