A spirited Norwegian Lass is torn between two suits and two cultures.
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Cast

Cast overview:
Mona Mårtenson ...
Laila
Tryggve Larssen ...
Jåmpa
Harald Schwenzen ...
Anders
Peter Malberg ...
Aslag Laagje
Cally Monrad ...
Mor Laagje, hans kone
Henry Gleditsch ...
Mellet
Finn Bernhoft ...
C.O. Lind, handlesmann
Lilly Larson-Lund ...
Hans hustru
Ibe Brekke ...
Magga, tjenestepike hos Lind
Aslag Aslagsen Sara ...
Lasse, en tjenestegutt
Rasmus Christiansen ...
Bror til C.O. Lind
Alice O'Fredericks ...
Inger
Mattis Morotaja ...
Melet som liten gutt
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A spirited Norwegian Lass is torn between two suits and two cultures.

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12 October 1929 (Norway)  »

Also Known As:

Laila - Die Tochter des Nordens  »

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Trivia

Screenplay was adapted from a popular 1881 novel by Jens Andreas Friis. J.A. Friis was the first professor at a Norwegian university to hold a chair in Sami culture. He is widely recognized as the founder of the Sami language studies. See more »

Quotes

Laila: I am just a poor Lapp girl!
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Version of Make Way for Lila (1958) See more »

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A love story set in another time and place.
4 April 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I caught the second half of this move late at night on TCM. I really enjoyed the beautiful scenery of the Lapp people and their folk costumes. The vistas behind the actors was breathtaking. I also enjoyed watching how integral the reindeer was in their culture. They reindeer pulled the sleds and pulled the people on skies. They showed the dwellings of the Lapp people and a traditional wedding. I live in Southern California, so I have never seen anything like this. Most exciting was knowing that nothing was computer-generated like today. It was a wonderful glimpse into the past. The plot, though a little thin and a bit predicable compared to today's films, was still interesting and moved quickly enough to keep interest.


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