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Pia Tjelta ...
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Kristoffer
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Vegar
Kim Andersen
Lin Giske Andersen
Reidar Ewing ...
Wayne
Gaute Garlid ...
Gaute
Kristoffer Helgesen
Gro Elin Hjelle
Marianne Holter
Eigil Kvie Jansen
Gunn Marit Holm Jansen
Bjørn Kjetil Johansen
Marko Iversen Kanic
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Pia is coming home for Christmas after traveling in England for about 6 months. She wants to catch up with her boyfriend, Kristoffer, who was supposed to have joined her on the trip, but backed out at the last minute. Finding him, however, is turning out to be quite a task. While searching, she meets several more or less disgruntled and dissatisfied people. And when Santa turns up things start happening... Written by Signy

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The movie was planned to be all in black and white (because it was cheaper) but the crew "inherited" some left over color film from the filming of Detektor. See more »

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When Pia is on the train with Santa, they cross the T-junction at Revheimsveien and Ragbakken in Stavanger three times. Once heading east, then west, then finally northeast where the train stops. See more »

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Referenced in Alt for Egil (2004) See more »

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Great movie about returning home
25 January 2001 | by (Trondheim, Norway) – See all my reviews

This movie is about Pia, who comes back to Stavanger. She wants to find her old boyfriend, Kristoffer, with whom she had a fight, prior to her departure. The movie has two story-lines running concurrently: One, in black-and-white, following Pia's current search for Kristoffer and her encounters, and the other one, in color, telling the story of how Pia and Kristoffer met and what they did until they split up.

While following Pia, we also observe all her friends and their ups and downs. Some of the characters are little more than caricatures, but help create some of the most hilarious scenes in the film. The main characters however, have a lot more depth, and evolve throughout the movie. All the actors show great enthusiasm in their screen-play.

This is a Norwegian must-see about love, friendship, Christmas and coming home.


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