6.4/10
516
2 user 7 critic

The Color of Milk (2004)

Ikke naken (original title)
Selma's mother died giving birth to her, and Selma's step aunt is living proof that men only cause trouble. So the 11 year old girl makes a deal with her best friends that they will stay ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

Reviews
6 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A teenage boy loses his footing when he finds himself drawn to the new boy in class.

Director: Stian Kristiansen
Stars: Rolf Kristian Larsen, Arthur Berning, Ida Elise Broch
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Jarle Klepp from "The Man Who Loved Yngve" is now a student on 25, loving women, indie rock and deconstruction. Then he gets a letter telling him he's a father, after a drunken one night stand with a 15 year old, 7 years ago, back in 1989.

Director: Stian Kristiansen
Stars: Rolf Kristian Larsen, Amina Eleonora Bergrem, Pål Sverre Hagen
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Jarle Klepp gets a message that forces his mind back to something he'd rather forgotten - his childhood with his father in Stavanger. When "Orheim" was his surname.

Director: Arild Andresen
Stars: Vebjørn Enger, Kristoffer Joner, Cecilie A. Mosli
Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A man convicted in his teens for killing a child is released on parole. He struggles to build a new life, but his past is uncovered.

Director: Erik Poppe
Stars: Pål Sverre Hagen, Trine Dyrholm, Ellen Dorrit Petersen
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Religious and cultural reawakening inspires rebellion in a 19th century Norwegian village.

Director: Nils Gaup
Stars: Mikkel Gaup, Anni-Kristiina Juuso, Aslat Mahtte Gaup
Reprise (2006)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Two competitive friends, fueled by literary aspirations and youthful exuberance, endure the pangs of love, depression and burgeoning careers.

Director: Joachim Trier
Stars: Anders Danielsen Lie, Espen Klouman Høiner, Viktoria Winge
Elling (2001)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

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 »

Director: Petter Næss
Stars: Per Christian Ellefsen, Sven Nordin, Marit Pia Jacobsen
I Am Dina (2002)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

In Northern Norway during the 1860s, a little girl named Dina accidentally causes her mother's death. Overcome with grief, her father refuses to raise her, leaving her in the care of the ... See full summary »

Director: Ole Bornedal
Stars: Maria Bonnevie, Gérard Depardieu, Christopher Eccleston
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

In Skoddeheimen, Norway, 15-year-old Alma is consumed by her hormones and fantasies that range from sweetly romantic images of Artur, the boyfriend she yearns for, to daydreams about practically everybody she lays eyes on.

Director: Jannicke Systad Jacobsen
Stars: Helene Bergsholm, Malin Bjørhovde, Henriette Steenstrup
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A woman moves into a young man's home and starts to run his life -- a process that makes him fall hopelessly in love with her.

Director: Petter Næss
Stars: Trond Fausa, Marian Saastad Ottesen, Henrik Mestad
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

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

Director: Hans Petter Moland
Stars: Kristoffer Joner, Ane Dahl Torp, Anne Ryg
Curling King (2011)
Comedy | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Curling skip Truls Pålsen's team has to make a come back after suffering from psychic problems with oversizing details.

Director: Ole Endresen
Stars: Atle Antonsen, Linn Skåber, Ane Dahl Torp
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Lars Brunborg ...
Lærer
Tobias Bøksle ...
Karsten
Celine Engebrigtsen ...
Ekspeditrise
Maria Elisabeth A. Hansen ...
Elin
Elias Holmen ...
Minsten
August Karlseng ...
Lille-Trond
Marie Kinge ...
Ingun
Julia Krohn ...
Selma
Bernhard Naglestad ...
Andy
...
The Stranger
Robert Skjærstad ...
Prest
Silje Storstein ...
Fr. Christennsen
Andrine Sæther ...
Annelise
Kim Sørensen ...
Rikard
Reidar Sørensen ...
Gaston
Edit

Storyline

Selma's mother died giving birth to her, and Selma's step aunt is living proof that men only cause trouble. So the 11 year old girl makes a deal with her best friends that they will stay away from boys and dedicate their lives to science. And by the way, Selma was probably born on another planet and not meant to fall in love with anyone. But what happens when her friends break the pact, and she actually meets a boy who's not like the rest? A beautiful story about exploring and finding out about life and what you want, and how difficult it can be sometimes. Especially when "nature" works against your principles and beliefs... Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

27 August 2004 (Norway)  »

Also Known As:

Första kärleken  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

When Rikard and Nora are making out in the car, the amount of ice cream remaining on Nora's ice cream changes between shots. See more »

Soundtracks

Aftonstämning
Performed by Jussi Björling
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Too simple movie from a director who's capable of more
3 January 2006 | by (Oslo, Norway) – See all my reviews

"Ikke naken" disappointed me. Here's why: The director's 1998-movie "Bare skyer beveger stjernene" was a beautiful little piece about a girl dealing with her brother's death while the family temporarily disintegrates. At the same time she meets a boy and finds some sort of first bonding/love. Sounds simple, but it really worked, due to solid natural sounding dialogue, somber editing and not too much over-acting (even from the children's main characters). Actually it's one of the better Norwegian movies from the 90's, and quite underestimated.

This movie, however, lacks the good script, the child actors are not able to deliver the lines in a natural way, the editing is over-simplified (I know it's more of a children's movie, but still) and the music is just too much, beautiful as it may be.

In short: It lacks a bit of subtlety and nuance, and it's obvious where it's going. I'm usually quite tolerant with movies, but this one started to really bore me after 30-40 minutes. Maybe children will like it more? Also, huge parts of the dialogue have been re-recorded/dubbed, and you find yourself getting seriously annoyed about how little synchronized it is. At points it looks like the actors originally spoke a different language, then were dubbed to Norwegian. This, of course, contributes to taking you out of the cinema-experience.

Finally I should complain about the lack of any subtitles on the DVD - don't the Norwegian distributors want to sell films outside of the country?


12 of 24 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Subs andrei1945
Quite a nice movie, but... anubis-45
Discuss The Color of Milk (2004) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?