When his mother, who has sheltered him his entire 40 years, dies, Elling, a sensitive, would-be poet, is sent to live in a state institution. There he meets Kjell Bjarne, a gentle giant and... See full summary »
Per Christian Ellefsen,
Marit Pia Jacobsen
Einar and Bjørn leave Lene on the island for a fishing trip. Then her former lover, Gaute, drops by unexpectedly. Drunk, he sleeps in the double bed. Lene sleeps on the couch and wakes up ... See full summary »
Lene Elise Bergum,
Svein Roger Karlsen,
Cleaning lady Lilly Hansen finds her employer, managing director Martinsen, with a knife in his back. The police is summoned and Chief Inspector Bakker is put on the case, despite suffering... See full summary »
Fleksnes lider egentlig ikke vondt her i verden, han har en jobb, et brukbart sted å bo, of en viss ommgangskrets også. Men hans sosiale behov blir ikke dekket. Blant annet savner han ... See full summary »
Kåre and Anna live in a little town on the west coast of Norway, they have been together since their childhood. As long as they have had hot feelings for each other they also have had hot ... See full summary »
En tidligere høyt betrodd medarbeider i oljedirektoratet, nå finansmegler, Brock-Larsen, er på jakt etter en mikrofilm som inneholder opplysninger om nye oljeforekomster i Nordsjøen. Disse ... See full summary »
Olsenbanden har slått seg ned som multimillionærer i Spania. Den avslappede tilværelsen får imidlertid en brå slutt da superskurken Biffen får fatt i kofferten med millionene. Etter en tid ... See full summary »
Valborg har fått et nytt problem å stri med. Basse, hennes sønn, har ledet en ung kvinne ut i fristelsen, og nå gjelder det å redde ansikt. D.v.s. å få dem gift. Utsiktene er lyse, for Egon... See full summary »
Den Spanske Flue is perhaps the most hilarious Norwegian stage play I know. Apart from the Norwegian writer Henrik Ibsen's dominance at the Norwegian National Theatre and the seriousity appertaining to it, the Norwegians have managed to make a truly brilliant version of Bach and Arnold's "Die Spanische Fliege". The talented actress Kjersti Holmen plays the older woman Emma Klinke who is the wife of Ludvig Klinke played by Henki Kolstad who at a real age of 75 does an outstanding performance. Ludvig tries to hide his lascivious past with the spanish dancer(title) Donna Bella Rosita by trying to rid himself of the documents that prove his past. The documents fall into the hands of lawyer Fritz Bergstrøm whom their daughter Paula (Hilde Grythe), is secretly seeing. Meanwhile, Emma Klinke has arranged for Paula to marry a certain Assyriologist named Henrik Meisel (Øivind Blunck) of whom Paula disaprove. He visits the Klinke family to consider Paula for then to ask for her hand in marriage. Nevertheless, by a fatal misunderstanding Henrik believes Paula's cousin Betty Løvberg (Guri Annika Schanke) to be Paula and falls in love with Betty instead. The situation deteriorates to the utmost possible, but ends well...oddly. The cast is superb. Øivind Blunck is extremely funny, and his wife in real life, Guri Schanke, is gorgoeous in the role as Betty as well as she has a fabulous voice that may give you goose bumps at times. A truly entertaining Norwegian production!!!
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