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Junk Mail (1997)

Budbringeren (original title)
A lazy postman puts his nose where it doesn't belong.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Skjærstad ...
Roy Amundsen
Andrine Sæther ...
Line Groberg
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Georg Rheinhardsen
Eli Anne Linnestad ...
Betsy
Trond Høvik ...
Sæther
Ådne Olav Sekkelsten ...
Per
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Espen (as Trond Fausa Aurvaag)
Henriette Steenstrup ...
Gina
Bjørn Sundquist ...
Stein
Karl Sundby ...
Rune
Rolf Arly Lund ...
Postmaster
Geir Morstad ...
Einar Karlsen
Rolf Dolven ...
Security Guard
Helge Sveen ...
Secondhand Bookseller
Geir-Atle Johnsen ...
Junkie 1 (as Geir Johnsen)
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A postman, Roy, finds the key to an apartment left in the mailbox. Investigating the apartment, he falls in love with its inhabitant, Line. But Line has other "friends", involved in dangerous affairs. Written by Bjorn Smestad <bjornsm@math.uio.no>

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10 April 1998 (USA)  »

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$2,100,000 (estimated)

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DEM 18,755 (Germany) (17 April 1998)
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Line Groberg: Why are you following me?
Roy Amundsen: I don't know.
Line Groberg: Are you going to follow me for a long time?
Roy Amundsen: I think so.
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27 December 2002 | by (Adelaide, Australia) – See all my reviews

I was hooked when I sat down (only meaning to sit down for 5 mins), on the TV this girl lamely resorting to saying 'walking' when asked what one of her co-workers is good at. In the film, the main character, a man in his late thirties, not faring too well in life who's just waiting for something to happen, runs into the same woman several times and starts to take an interest in her. When he sees her leave a key in her mailbox while on the job he can't resist; this was the first in many instances that left me saying "what the hell is this guy doing?". Not only does he check out her apartment but he gets the key copied, and even gets trapped there on a return visit, resorting to hiding under the bed when the woman unexpectedly arrives. Like the other reviewers were saying, this film does make Oslo look a bit shabby (not that I've been there). It's is worth watching, just to see what this guy gets up to and it's a memorable viewing experience.


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