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Dunderklumpen! (1974)

On an evening in northern Sweden, during one night when the sun only partially sets, the animated character Dunderklumpen comes from the woods to seek some friends to keep him company. In ... See full summary »

Director:

Per Åhlin

Writer:

Beppe Wolgers
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Complete credited cast:
Beppe Wolgers ... Self (as Beppe)
Jens Wolgers Jens Wolgers ... Self (as Jens)
Halvar Björk ... Dunderklumpen / Jorm (voice)
Håkan Serner ... Lionel (voice)
Gösta Ekman ... Dummy (voice)
Toots Thielemans ... Pellegnillot (voice)
Lotten Strömstedt Lotten Strömstedt ... Doll (voice)
Sif Ruud ... Elvira Fattigan (voice)
Birgitta Andersson ... Blomhåret (voice)
Stig Grybe ... One Eye (voice)
Hans Alfredson ... Bee (voice)
Kerstin Dunér Kerstin Dunér ... Self (as Kerstin Wolgers)
Bert-Åke Varg ... Old House (voice)
Camilla Wolgers Camilla Wolgers ... Camilla
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On an evening in northern Sweden, during one night when the sun only partially sets, the animated character Dunderklumpen comes from the woods to seek some friends to keep him company. In one man's house, he finds toys belonging to a girl named Camilla and a boy named Jens, and brings them to life, whisking them away to the woods where he lives. This adorable and amusing crew includes a little scaredy-cat lion named Lionel, the demanding Doll, the cute harmonica-playing bear Pellegnillot and the ridiculous Dummy the bunny. Jens, Camilla's brother, sees the kidnapping after hearing the toys' cries for help and follows Dunderklumpen, who is not so quick to surrender his new-found company. They are also followed by Beppe, Jens' father, who is worried for his son traveling alone and is at first unaware of why Jens has run off. He is accompanied by a dutiful bumblebee. As a side plot, Dunderklumpen also has a small locked chest with him that contains a great treasure, and he is pursued by ... Written by Anonymous

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A fat little fellow from Thunder Mountain See more »


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »
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A mixture of live-action and animation. See more »

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Featured in Minns Ni? (1993) See more »

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a big hit in Oz too
19 March 2007 | by ptb-8See all my reviews

If Australian's are not the most diverse happy moviegoers on the planet I am unsure then who are. DUNDERKLUMPEN was released here in the late 70s and was a success for the matinée tykes and their bewildered older brothers and sisters who must have had to draw on HR PUFNSTUF or PHANTOM TOLLBOOTH flashbacks to see them get through this. Recently in 2007 the Swedish church choir drama SA SOM I HIMMELEN has also hit massive box office, so we must connect somehow with our Arctic kindred spirits literally diagonally through the planet. This 70s hilarious forest bound animated/live pic even had a 'wandering mountain' which somehow stomped about.... I worked in a cinema and we would often sing "ja es Dun-der-klu-mpen' monstering each other with twisted faces in between sessions. Lots of fun. An Australian film called 'Grendel Grendel Grendel" also from the same time was very popular. It was monster dream-time animation too. God help us. Nobody these days believes me that there was a pic called DUNDERKLUMPEN and what it was about, so hooray again for the IMDb that reveals all.


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Country:

Sweden

Language:

Swedish

Release Date:

1 January 1977 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dunder Klumpen See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$5,869
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Production Co:

G.K. Film See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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