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Turn Me On, Dammit! (2011)
"Få meg på, for faen" (original title)

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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.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Helene Bergsholm ...
Alma
Malin Bjørhovde ...
Sara
Beate Støfring ...
Ingrid
Matias Myren ...
Artur
Lars Nordtveit Listau ...
Kjartan
Henriette Steenstrup ...
Alma's Mother
Jon Bleiklie Devik ...
Sebjørn
Julia Bache-Wiig ...
Maria
Julia Schacht ...
Elisabeth (as Julia Elise Schacht)
Arthur Berning ...
Terje
Hilde-Gunn Ommedal ...
Magda
Ole Johan Skjelbred-Knutsen ...
Turnip Factory Boss
Finn Tokvam ...
Math Teacher
Yngve Hustad Reite ...
Careful Guy at Supermarket
Ronny Brede Aase ...
Truck Driver
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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.

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NOK 17,500,000 (estimated)

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$10,145 (USA) (30 March 2012)

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$124,443 (USA) (14 September 2012)
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Awarded "Best Screenplay" at the Tribeca Film Festival 2011. Awarded the "Independent Distribution Award for Best Debut Film" at the International Rome Film Festival 2011. Jannicke Systad Jacobsen was chosen as one of Variety's "Ten European Directors to Watch" at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2011. The film also won Best European First Feature at the Mons International Love Festival (Belgium) in 2012. See more »

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Short but good
10 December 2011 | by (Stockholm, Sweden) – See all my reviews

I happened to read the more negative review further down, and thought I had to post some input. If you live in Scandinavia and a "youth movie" comes out in your own language, you're bound to think the pace is wrong, the acting is poor and that the story isn't believable.

As I live in Sweden I couldn't sense anything wrong with the dialog, thought the acting was good and nothing sounded unnatural. I bet if Espen down here went and saw a similar Swedish movie like Lina's Kvällsbok or Sandor Slash Ida, he wouldn't find them as awkward as I did.

So maybe Norwegian and Swedish scriptwriters should just start sending their scripts across the border, shoot their movies in the other country with foreign actors/actresses, and then market it through local media as the new hot movie from the neighbor country :) Personally, I read about the film in Ottar, the member newspaper for RFSU (the Swedish "National Association for Sexual Enlightenment").

The movie was a little short though, only 72 minutes. I think they could've thrown in more of those embarrassing comic relief scenes, you'll understand what I mean if you go and see it!


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