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The Pinchcliffe Grand Prix (1975)

Flåklypa Grand Prix (original title)
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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Il Tempo Gigante See more »


Certificate:

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Trivia

The original puppet of Ludvig, the most popular character in the movie, was later auctioned away for cancer-related charity. The bidding ended on 110,000 Norwegian Kroners. See more »

Goofs

During the car race, two of the trees suddenly move between two shots. See more »

Alternate Versions

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

Connections

Referenced in Brüno (2009) See more »

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The best norwegian animation of all times!
11 March 2000 | by NutionSee all my reviews

The number one cult movie in Norway still attracts full houses with its naive and wonderful tale of the bicycle-repairman Reodor Felgen and his two trusted companions; the porqupine Ludvig and the bird Solan Gundersen. Authentic characterisation of norwegians and their uniqueness in the Scandinavian picture. For full appreciation add either kids, norwegians or alcohol for maximum viewing pleasure. This is the norwegian answer to The Rocky Horror Show, with no similarities what so ever beyond the cult status and the average norwegians need to apply commentary and reciting of the script...


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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:

Color
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