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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 »

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Production Co:

Caprino Filmcenter a/s See more »
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DTS (re-issue: 1995)| Dolby Digital (re-issue: 1995)| Mono (original release)

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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

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 Dra meg baklengs inn i fuglekassa (1976) See more »

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A must see for all generations
29 September 2004 | by kdskicatSee all my reviews

I just bought this and watched it again for the first time in 10 years, such great memories, it is truly a timeless piece of art by Caprino. The humor hits all levels for all generations, every detail has been considered in its making. I heard when it came out on DVD in Norway it shattered a lot of DVD records, anyone know when/if it is going to be released in US? my bootleg DVD copy I bought on ebay is nice, but would love a version that had some history on the film.

I'll never forget how my father would get my brother and I so riled up by insisting this was the time that Gore Slimy was going to win. Everyone who likes to cheer for an underdog should find a way to watch this film


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