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Orion's Belt (1985)

Orions belte (original title)
A group of seamen from Norway find a Soviet listening station and they become targets for both America and Russia. Another cold war takes place.

Writers:

Richard Harris, Jon Michelet (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Helge Jordal Helge Jordal ... Tom Jansen
Sverre Anker Ousdal ... Lars
Hans Ola Sørlie Hans Ola Sørlie ... Sverre
Kjersti Holmen Kjersti Holmen ... Eva Gjelseth
Vidar Sandem Vidar Sandem ... Helge
Nils Johnson Nils Johnson ... Erik
Jon Eikemo Jon Eikemo ... Bache, Governor of Svalbard
Johan Sverre Johan Sverre ... Myhre
Jan Hårstad ... Tveten
Holger Vistisen Holger Vistisen ... Morken
Erik Øksnes Erik Øksnes ... Sørensen
Bjørg Telstad Bjørg Telstad ... Mai
John Ausland John Ausland ... American Colonel (as John Ousland)
Jarl E. Goli Jarl E. Goli ... Sergeant
Tor Stokke Tor Stokke ... Justice Minister
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Storyline

A group of seamen from Norway find a Soviet listening station and they become targets for both America and Russia. Another cold war takes place.

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Taglines:

What can one man do against the most lethal army on earth? See more »

Genres:

Action | Thriller

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Norway

Language:

Norwegian | English

Release Date:

9 October 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Orionin vyöhyke See more »

Filming Locations:

Kjøllefjord, Norway See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Filmeffekt AS See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The whole film was filmed twice shot-for-shot so there was one version in Norwegian and one in English. The English version is two minutes shorter than the Norwegian. See more »

Goofs

The airline company Aeroflot is misspelled. On the Russian helicopter it says "Areoflot". See more »

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Best Norwegian of all time
16 May 1999 | by PoserSee all my reviews

This film I saw when I was very young about 12 and it scared me. Now 9 years later it still scares me as a thriller. It is unlike normal Norwegian films. This is probably the best Norwegian movie of all time. I think it portrays the Norwegian-Russian (Soviet) relationship during the Cold war in a very believable way. And other aspects of the film make us go along with it.

Good Stuff!!


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