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Buddy (2003)

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Kristoffer is a billboard hanger, 24 years old and carefree. When his girlfriend Elisabeth dumps him for the boss of her trend bureau, his life falls into pieces. He feels like a loser. By ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Nicolai Cleve Broch ...
Kristoffer Haukeland
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Geir
Anders Baasmo Christiansen ...
Stig Inge Otnes
Pia Tjelta ...
Henriette
Janne Formoe ...
Elisabeth
Henrik Giæver ...
Martin
Kim Haugen ...
Karsten
Håvard Bakke ...
Dag
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Anders
Anna Bache-Wiig ...
Line
Christian Skolmen ...
Nikolai
Edward Schultheiss ...
Frode
Dagrun Anholt ...
Irene
Hilde Olausson ...
Anne
Cathrin Gram ...
Ingunn (as Cathrine Gram)
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Kristoffer is a billboard hanger, 24 years old and carefree. When his girlfriend Elisabeth dumps him for the boss of her trend bureau, his life falls into pieces. He feels like a loser. By coincidence some of Kristoffer's video diaries end up with the producer of the popular talk show "Karsten Tonight" in TV2. A few weeks later Kristoffer's life has become TV entertainment. People love the sequences from his commune at Tøyen: Kristoffer's half-twisted view of his surroundings, his crazy best friend Geir, not to mention the weird web designer Stig Inge, who hasn't set foot outside the Tøyen shopping center for two years. Kristoffer's future again looks bright, everyone likes him, but revealing your life on national television comes with a price tag. As Kristoffer's future in the TV business looks brighter and brighter, his friends start suffering. Geir's big secret is revealed, and Stig Inge's personal problems are much more serious than Kristoffer first thought. It will cost him a ... Written by Anonymous

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The director and writer wanted a smaller and neurotic version of Stig Inge, but when 'Anders Baasmo Kristiansen' came in for audition, they soon realized that Anders was exactly the type they wanted See more »

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Geir: Kristoffer, sometimes you have to let go of the goalie and attack with both hands.
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Quite close to teenagers preferences
8 May 2005 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

I'm really happy that i saw such a well-done movie not only because of the characters but also because of the soundtracks which fit perfectly with the main idea.I liked very much Stig Inge but of course Henriette and Kristoffer,they played with professionalism and had no hesitance in what concerns their roles.I'd say that European people can do great movies and it's not necessary for the American to come on with their ideas.When i first saw the movie i was amazed by how the actors did their "job",how they acted actually.It's not so easy to play roles like they did.They were chosen for this movie as well to send us a message,and only by their gesture you can easily say that young people live their lives intensely and without the fear of something happening.The message that i received was absolutely strong.Teenagers and those living their lives with their friends far from their parents should explore everything ,should live their every feeling and shouldn't care about people who just try to keep them away.There can be many other messages but maybe i have to watch for the 4th time the movie for a better understanding.Anyway it's worth to give 10!


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