The married couple Ingrid and Olav Femte meets unforeseen troubles and bureaucracy when they build a new house. A hopeless and hilarious meet with the system.

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Credited cast:
Rolv Wesenlund ...
Byggningsinsp. + flere roller
Bjørn Sand ...
Olav Femte
Thea Stabell ...
Ingrid Femte
Arve Opsahl ...
Kleppe
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bent Bang-Hansen
Ingeborg Cook ...
Frøken Sørensen
Dag Frøland ...
Flyttemann
Gunnar Haugan ...
Gartner Treholt
Torgils Moe ...
Flyttemann
Viva Mørk ...
Fru Rognerud
Aud Schønemann ...
Garpo, opplysningsdame
Sølvi Wang ...
Fru Valle
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When building their new home, married couple Ingrid and Olav Femte meet unforeseen trouble and bureaucracy. For starters, the couple has trouble with con man/entrepreneur Kleppe and with all the terrible workers on the site. They soon also find themselves in trouble with the police, the neighbors and all kinds of authorities. Eventually, the house does get built, but is the couple safe now? Written by OJT; Movester

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Superb performances from Wesenlund and Sand in one of the best Norwegian comedies ever.
3 September 2002 | by (Bergen) – See all my reviews

Most people in Norway will agree that Rolv Wesenlund is one of the country's best comedians of all time. The TV-series "Fleksnes" made him a star not only in Norway, but also in Sweden. In my opinion it's therefore a great shame that so many of his fans totally ignored "Norske byggeklosser". Even though the film is a bit stupid at times, the best scenes in the movie really make up for this. Wesenlund is stunning in a number of different roles (a carpenter, an electrician, an annoying neighbour and so on) and together with Bjorn Sand (as the poor guy building a new house for his family) he makes some of the scenes hilarious.


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