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Mother's Elling (2003)
"Mors Elling" (original title)

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In this prequel to Elling (2001), Elling, a slightly autistic, but opinionated young man, lives with his aging mother who is worried what he'll do without her. She decides to take him on a trip to Spain to see new things.

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Grete Nordrå ...
Mor
Helge Reiss ...
Bugge-Høvik
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Mag
Per Schaanning ...
Georg
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Grete Iversen
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Flyvertinne
Erland Bakker ...
Sikkerhetsvakt
Thorbjørn Paulsen ...
Elling som Liten (as Torbjørn Paulsen)
Henriette Steenstrup ...
Ung Mor
Liv Johannson ...
Fru Asbjørnsen
Egil Grasmo ...
Hr. Asbjørnsen
Gabriel Martin ...
Jesus Maria
Frank Capdet ...
Juan
Àngels Aymar ...
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In this prequel to Elling (2001), Elling, a slightly autistic, but opinionated young man, lives with his aging mother who is worried what he'll do without her. She decides to take him on a trip to Spain to see new things.

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Elling - Nicht ohne meine Mutter  »

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18 September 2006 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

So Elling adds another experience of Nordic Films for me. Not being familiar with the previous movies staring this special person I stumbled into this little gem of a movie. To my opinion characters are fairly good depicted and act in rather believable way. Add to this a nice plot, some very comic and also some tragic moment and it will make up the kind of film I love: you may laugh at times, you even shed the small tear at times and you feel the world is not as bad as it may seem sometimes after watching.

Very enjoying, I recommend to everyone who is interested in some good European cinema.

Punchline: "They translate the menu into German, English and Swedish. Why not Norwegian - the oil business language of the world?"


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