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Folk flest bor i Kina (2002)

Most people live in China. But who lives in Norway?

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Policeman (segment "Grenseløs kjærlighet")
Kim Haugen ...
Doctor (segment "Dressmann")
Bjarte Hjelmeland ...
Tankmann 2 (segment "Lasses drøm")
Trond Høvik ...
Lasse
Marit Pia Jacobsen ...
Marianne
Gjertrud L. Jynge ...
Line (segment "Grenseløs kjærlighet")
Ingrid Jørgensen ...
Mona (segment "Den lille bedriften")
Espen Karlsen ...
Sønn
Siv Klynderud ...
Cecilie (segment "Dressmann")
Marianne Krogness ...
Tuva (segment "Passasjerene")
Henrik Mestad ...
Tankmann 1 (segment "Lasses drøm")
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Ragnar (segment "De beste går først")
Sven Nordin ...
Marius (segment "Dressmann")
Sverre Anker Ousdal ...
Martin (segment "Passasjerene")
Edward Schultheiss ...
Finn (segment "RV")
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Gas station owner, Lasse, spends most of his time rebuilding his old Tiger Moth aeroplane and dreams of one day flying it through the air. He barely notices the strange stories that focuses around his station in the 24 hours before Election Day. A man gets a nasty surprise as he leaves his family in the car to enjoy a quick skinny dip. A cow eats a mobile phone. A lesbian couple looses their child. A blind girl and her brother sells dubious lottery tickets. A boy falls in love with the girl at the gas station. A man picks up an impertinent young hitchhiker. Three girls with engine trouble get help from a man in a pyjamas. Nine old men meet a young girl stuck in a swamp. A movie inspired by eight Norwegian political parties, written by six writers and directed by nine directors. Written by Signy

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28 November 2002 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

yes, it is amazing and noteworthy. it is nicely framed by the idea of all the characters stopping by at a gas-station in the middle of nowhere (which was intended as a symbol for Norway itself, according to the producer).

Though it is not always easy to understand each detail, if you are not from Norway, there are enough hints/common features shared by other countries.

Moreover, "Folk Flest..." works on the level of pure entertainment as good as it does on the level of political satire. Therefore, I'd like to encourage you to see the movie if you can.

It won the "Rainer-Werner-Fassbinder-Preis" for best narrative structure at this year's International Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg. (plus the award of the "jury of the international filmcritics")


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