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Døden på Oslo S (1990)

A young boy named Pelle falls in love with the drug addict Lena. Then he and his friend Proffen tries to save her from the drugs.

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Eva Isaksen
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Håvard Bakke Håvard Bakke ... Pelle
Tommy Karlsen Tommy Karlsen ... Proffen
Helle Beck Figenschow Helle Beck Figenschow ... Lena
Henning Syverud Henning Syverud ... Filla
Porfirio Gutierrez Porfirio Gutierrez ... Stein (as Pepito Gutierrez)
Brit Elisabeth Haagensli Brit Elisabeth Haagensli ... Mor
Viggo Jønsberg Viggo Jønsberg ... Far
Roy Hansen Roy Hansen ... Leffy
Bjørn Sundquist Bjørn Sundquist ... Skånseth
Stein Winge Stein Winge ... Krüger
Tien Ton-That Tien Ton-That ... Taxisjåføren
Nina Norum Robsahm Nina Norum Robsahm ... Lille My
Monica Rue Monica Rue ... Nina
Geir Kvarme Geir Kvarme ... Lie
Anders Kippersund Anders Kippersund ... Holst
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Storyline

A young boy named Pelle falls in love with the drug addict Lena. Then he and his friend Proffen tries to save her from the drugs.

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Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama | Romance

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Country:

Norway

Language:

Norwegian

Release Date:

30 August 1990 (Norway) See more »

Also Known As:

Döden på Oslo C See more »

Filming Locations:

Grunerløkka, Oslo, Norway See more »

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Production Co:

Norsk Film See more »
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Trivia

In Pelle's room you can see a poster of the band DumDumBoys. This is the same band that is playing in the music video when Pelle and Proffen watches TV. The band is also heard both during the movie and the end credits. See more »

Goofs

(at around 14 mins) When the white Mercedes draws away, two crew members are featured prominently in the half open window of the drivers' door. See more »

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Followed by Giftige løgner (1992) See more »

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Decent film version of young adult crime fiction
30 October 2014 | by triplegrimSee all my reviews

Much has been said of the dialogue, and this films cult status. It is a 1990 film version of a 1988 book, and much of the dialogue is straight from the book. It is meant to capture the 1980s sociolects, and is comically dated today, though reasonably accurate in its depiction.

Technically the film is quite good, the city shots of Oslo, with moving camera and on location scenes are quite good. The director makes the most of her film debut, and Døden på Oslo S far exceeds its two sequels. Having 15 year olds playing 15 year olds, is an artistic choice, that gives it a genuine feel.

Decent film.


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