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The Telegraphist (1993)

Telegrafisten (original title)
Mack is the most important man in a little society in North Western Norway around 1900. Telegrapher Rolandsen is a smart, funny and charming the ladies, even Mack's daughter.

Director:

Erik Gustavson
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bjørn Floberg Bjørn Floberg ... Ove Rolandsen
Marie Richardson ... Elise Mack
Jarl Kulle ... Mack
Ole Ernst Ole Ernst ... Kaptein Henriksen
Kjersti Holmen Kjersti Holmen ... Jomfru Van Loos
Bjørn Sundquist Bjørn Sundquist ... Levion
Elisabeth Sand Elisabeth Sand ... Pastor's Wife
Svein Sturla Hungnes Svein Sturla Hungnes ... Pastor
Camilla Strøm Henriksen Camilla Strøm Henriksen ... Olga (as Camilla Strøm-Henriksen)
Johan H:son Kjellgren ... Fredrik
Knut Haugmark Knut Haugmark ... Enok
Reidar Sørensen ... Ulrik
Maria Bonnevie ... Pernille
Per Jansen Per Jansen ... Telegraph Inspector
Gørild Mauseth Gørild Mauseth ... Ragna
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Mack is the most important man in a little society in North Western Norway around 1900. Telegrapher Rolandsen is a smart, funny and charming the ladies, even Mack's daughter.

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Country:

Denmark | Norway

Language:

Norwegian | Swedish

Release Date:

4 February 1993 (Norway) See more »

Also Known As:

El telegrafista See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Thought-provoking and intelligent drama
30 October 2010 | by hhguardedSee all my reviews

A wonderful story by Knut Hamsun, set in a small coastal community in northern Norway.

The people are a bit rough, but among the hardship of every-day life and the pragmatism and cynicism of the powerful are the strong emotions and tender warmth of the not-so-powerful. And hopes and dreams. And surprises.

I feel sorry for the earlier reviewer who was forced to watch this movie in class. It's an important movie, and it is also very fun and quite full of energy and spirit, but anything can be a pain if you have to do it against your will. I would recommend trying this movie again when you are older and have the time. You will enjoy this movie once you start to appreciate the intricacies of adult life. That's a promise!


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