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Lange flate ballær (2006)

Six "regular" guys leave their home and life in Fredrikstad in order to go to the World Cup in Germany to cheer on Norway.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jan Edgar Fjell ...
Edgar
Petter Jørgensen ...
Petter
Anders Fjell ...
Øyvind
Eirik Tobiassen ...
Karsten
Kai Helge Hansen ...
Kai
Henrik Morken Nielsen ...
Helge
Frode Lie ...
Freddy
Roman Roth ...
Klaus Bittman
Vivi Haug ...
Øyvinds mor
Mona Solhaug ...
Anne
Kari Reinertsen ...
Kari
Stine Bernitz ...
Laila
Atle Jensen ...
Mobekkens advokat
Arne Østgård ...
Mobekken
Kirre Jansson ...
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Lange Flate Ballær is a comedy about six guys working at the garage EdGarasjen. When their work is threatened by bankruptcy they do whatever is typical for them to do - to use whatever is left in the bank to go to the World Championship in soccer in Germany. Without the wives. Written by Anders

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31 March 2006 (Norway)  »

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NOK 12,200,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

In one scene of the movies you can see famous Norwegian celebrities as Dorthe Skappel, Ari Behn, the music group Wig Wam and the boys from soccer reality TV show "Tufte IL". See more »

Quotes

Helge: Wanna listen to some Music?
[Puts on CD, music starts playing]
Petter: Is that Neil Young?
[Music: "I was wandering in the dark, when Jesus called me to salvation..."]
Karsten: Fucking Hell!
Øyvind: Turn that music off!
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Norway's best comedy ever!!!
12 July 2006 | by (Haugesund, Norway) – See all my reviews

This was one of the few Norwegian movies I actually looked forward too see. It started of as a few commercials with a motley bunch at football matches. Then they made a movie out of it. The leads are not pros (and you can see that) but they still do a very good job and the movie all in all blew me away.

Norway is known for making crappy movies (no offense)but I had a good feeling about this one. Even thou I'm not interested in football I wanted 2 see it. the story is a lot better than expected and the laughs just keep piling up. there are loads of cameos from Norwegian celebrities and players. the characters are well portrayed and you feel for them. IF You're EVER GONNA SEE A NORWEGIAN MOVIE. LET IT BE THIS ONE!!!!


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