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Comrade Pedersen (2006)

Gymnaslærer Pedersen (original title)
A drama focused on Norwegian society in the 1970s, an era dominated by Marxism and Leninism.



(screenplay), (book)
2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Gymnaslærer Knut Pedersen
Nina Skåtøy
Anne Ryg ...
Lise Tanner
Werner Ludal
Jan Klåstad
Gunnar Bøe
Silje Torp ...
Anne Britt Bru (as Silje Torp Færavaag)
Harald Tholfsen
Elin Sogn ...
Unni Langmoen
Henriette Steenstrup ...
Fru Bøe
Robert Skjærstad ...
Unni Langmoens man
Linn Skåber ...
Eli Anne Linnestad ...
Gerd Tangen
Ståle Rue ...


A drama focused on Norwegian society in the 1970s, an era dominated by Marxism and Leninism.

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The Rebellion Has Started!




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Release Date:

24 February 2006 (Norway)  »

Also Known As:

Comrade Pedersen  »

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Technical Specs


Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


In (at least) two scenes Pedersen is walking up a steep hill in Larvik. In the harbor behind him you clearly see a funnel marked with the Colorline Logo. This company was established 20 years after the movie took place. See more »


Harald: We had some pints of beer.
Nina Skåtøy: How many?
Harald: 3
Nina Skåtøy: That would cost 42 kroner
[angry voice]
Harald: What? Why shouldn't I be allowed to drink some beer!?
Nina Skåtøy: I just point to the fact that it costs you 42 kroner each week
Nina Skåtøy: Those money are needed by the
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I Feel Free
Written by Jack Bruce and Pete Brown
Performed by Cream
Universal Music AS
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OK, but misses a few marks
21 May 2006 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

This movie is quite good, but not quite as good as it could and should have been. The main problem is that AKP-ML only looks like some small comical sect with less than a dozen members. From what I've heard from people that lived in this period, they were actually quite big and made a huge impact on several parts of society, especially for students. I wish this could have been better shown in the movie.

Other than that, there's a lot of good stuff here. While some things are a bit over the top, the story is actually pretty good and the acting is good as well, although seeing Joner in about every Norwegian movie is starting to feel a bit strange. But being the best actor of them all, I guess you can live with that.

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