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A New York mobster goes into hiding in rural Lillehammer in Norway after testifying against his former associates.
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 Frank Tagliano / ... (24 episodes, 2012-2014)
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 Torgeir Lien (24 episodes, 2012-2014)
Steinar Sagen ...
 Roar Lien (23 episodes, 2012-2014)
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 Sigrid Haugli (21 episodes, 2012-2014)
Tommy Karlsen ...
 Arne / ... (21 episodes, 2012-2014)
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 Jan Johansen (21 episodes, 2012-2014)
Robert Skjærstad ...
 Roy 'Fingern' Aass / ... (18 episodes, 2012-2014)
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 Dag Solstad (12 episodes, 2012-2014)
Anne Krigsvoll ...
 Laila Hovland (12 episodes, 2012-2014)
Mikael Aksnes-Pehrson ...
 Jonas Haugli (11 episodes, 2012-2014)
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Frank Tagliano (Steven Van Zandt) is a former New York mobster, who after testifying in a trial in the United States, joins the witness protection program. Intrigued by the place after watching the Winter Olympics in 1994, he is relocated to Lillehammer in Norway. The transition from being a feared and respected gangster in New York, to becoming an unemployed immigrant in Norway, is not simple. Frank soon discovers that in order to succeed in this rural Norwegian society, he must resort to his old ways. Written by Anonymous

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His way or Norway.

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25 January 2012 (Norway)  »

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NOK 34,000,000 (estimated)
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Steven Van Zandt is a member of The E Street Band where he plays guitar and mandolin. See more »

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Although Norwegian police are issued firearms they are not carried during the normal course of duty. Their firearms are stored, locked, in their patrol cars and can only be removed with the permission of someone in authority (the local police chief for example). They are not, as shown in the show, routinely carried. See more »

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black comedy in tongues
14 February 2012 | by (Burnaby, BC) – See all my reviews

this Netflix exclusive series was a delight to watch. full of darkness and humor . the characters are diverse and unique . adds some culture shock for non residents of Norway and its a fun ride to watch a light hearted look at a mafia goon go good sort of?

it nice that he makes good decision amount bad when it comes to helping out the right people. definitely looking forward to more episodes and worth watching a couple times.

The setting is very unique, the story may be predictable at times but over all still a great chapter series.

it does contain course language, some racial inappropriateness, nudity and other sensitive material for some viewers.


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