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Flåklypa Grand Prix (1975)

Reodor Felgen decides that he will enter a car race to defeat his former friend who has stolen his plans for a car.

Director:

Ivo Caprino

Writers:

Kjell Aukrust (characters and universe), Kjell Aukrust (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Wenche Foss Wenche Foss ... Enkefru Stengelføhn-Glad (voice)
Per Theodor Haugen Per Theodor Haugen ... TV-reporter (voice)
Harald Heide-Steen Jr. Harald Heide-Steen Jr. ... Emanuel Desperados (voice)
Leif Juster Leif Juster ... Narrator (voice)
Henki Kolstad Henki Kolstad ... Speaker (voice)
Toralv Maurstad Toralv Maurstad ... Ludvig (voice)
Rolf Just Nilsen Rolf Just Nilsen ... Ben Redic Fy Fazan / Roger Jurtappen / Ollvar O. Kleppvold / Hallstein Bronskimlet / Jostein Kroksleiven (voice)
Helge Reiss Helge Reiss ... Rudolf Blodstrupmoen (voice)
Frank Robert Frank Robert ... Reodor Felgen (voice)
Kari Simonsen Kari Simonsen ... Solan (voice)
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Storyline

100 miles north, a bit east and up, is Flåklypa... home of bicycle repairman Reodor Felgen and his two assistants - Solan Gundersen, morning bird and natural born optimist, and Ludvig who is a true pessimist. Sponsored by oil sheik Ben Redic Fy Fazan, they build the car "Il Tempo Gigante" and the race of the decade is a fact. Written by Ronny Arild <ronnya@stud.cs.uit.no>

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Certificate:

G | See all certifications »
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Country:

Norway

Language:

Norwegian

Release Date:

28 August 1975 (Norway) See more »

Also Known As:

Pinchcliffe Grand Prix See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Caprino Filmcenter a/s See more »
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Sound Mix:

DTS (re-issue: 1995)| Dolby Digital (re-issue: 1995)| Mono (original release)

Color:

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Trivia

The registration number HB4596, which announced over the speakers before the race, refers to home brewed alcohol: HB means home brewed, 45 stands for 45 abv, available in Norwegian stores and 96 means 96 abv, what all home brewers aim for. See more »

Goofs

Shadow from camera is visible during the car race. See more »

Alternate Versions

1995 re-issue has digitally reconstructed soundtrack and soundmix. See more »

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Referenced in Brüno (2009) See more »

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A masterful piece of work!
28 November 2001 | by solan_gundersenSee all my reviews

This movie made quite an inpact on anyone who saw it in the 70's. A masterpiece. Pioneer work, first rate stop motion animation. The director and producer Ivo Caprino, invented a whole new 'multi camera system', and the brilliant result is this classic movie. To this date 5 million(!) tickets sold at the boxoffice in Norway alone! Thats more then there are people in Norway. The fact that this movie surely inspired the Podrace (filmed 25 years later) in Starwars Episode I, should be proof enough for anyone that this is a movie ahead of its time. More info at www.flaklypa.com


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