A young boy named Pelle falls in love with the drug addict Lena. Then he and his friend Proffen tries to save her from the drugs.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Håvard Bakke ...
Pelle
Tommy Karlsen ...
Proffen
Helle Beck Figenschow ...
Lena
Henning Syverud ...
Filla
Porfirio Gutierrez ...
Stein (as Pepito Gutierrez)
Brit Elisabeth Haagensli ...
Mor
Viggo Jønsberg ...
Far
Roy Hansen ...
Leffy
Bjørn Sundquist ...
Skånseth
Stein Winge ...
Krüger
Tien Ton-That ...
Taxisjåføren
Nina Norum Robsahm ...
Lille My
Monica Rue ...
Nina
Geir Kvarme ...
Lie
Anders Kippersund ...
Holst
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A young boy named Pelle falls in love with the drug addict Lena. Then he and his friend Proffen tries to save her from the drugs.

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In Pelle's room you can see a poster of the band DumDumBoys. This is the same band that is playing in the music video when Pelle and Proffen watches TV. The band is also heard both during the movie and the end credits. See more »

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(at around 14 mins) When the white Mercedes draws away, two crew members are featured prominently in the half open window of the drivers' door. See more »

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Not much fun...
20 January 2004 | by See all my reviews

..unless you think bad child-actors are hilarious, like I do. Especially Norwegian ones. Set in Oslo, the story is about two teenagers trying to solve a crime-mystery concerning under-aged prostitutes. This movie never gets suspenseful, though, although it tries. I think this is the first of three "Pelle og Proffen" movies, which are all based on Ingvar Ambjørnsens books about two crime-solving teenagers.

Actor Bjørn Sundquist does a somewhat memorable performance, and there are many memorable quotes, at least if you understand Norwegian. Has become a bit of a cult-movie over the years, because of unintentionally funny dialouge and some poor extras and supporting roles, like the character "Filla". The main characters Pelle and "Proffen" both suffer from bad acting, and I don't think the actors ever starred in anything memorable again.


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