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Ivar Gafseth Ivar Gafseth ...  Gynter / ... 24 episodes, 1994
Tore Johansen Tore Johansen ...  Gjertrud Sand / ... 24 episodes, 1994
Lasse Kolstad Lasse Kolstad ...  Narrator 24 episodes, 1994
Erling Mylius Erling Mylius ...  Benny Jensen / ... 24 episodes, 1994
Arve Opsahl Arve Opsahl ...  Good Old Gammel Nok 24 episodes, 1994
Hans-Gunnar Skarstein Hans-Gunnar Skarstein ...  Newsreader 24 episodes, 1994
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"The Julekalender" is a Christmas story about three "nisser" who have to go from the North Pole and back to the "hule" (cave) in the Norwegian province of Trondelag to find the life melody of the head nisse "Good old gammel nok" who is about to die. However they have to watch out for the evil "Nåså", who during the series comes to live with a potato farmer nearby. The series is based on funny lines containing dialect (the potato farmer) or a mix between Norwegian and English (the nisses). The lines are repeated in episode after episode, and if a good line occurs, one of the nisses will say "Hey, that's a good vending (phrase). Maybe we can use that in another episode!" The show is a copy from the danish "The Julekalender" (1991). The danish show was made of the band "De Nattergale". Written by Rune Dahl Fitjar <rfitjar@online.no>

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Great production!!!!
27 November 1998 | by SvaggenSee all my reviews

This is a very simple but excellent made "movie". If you watch this, the "24 days to go" 'til Christmas will pass by with the speed of light. Very good acting by only 4 people!!! I really recommend this to viewers in Scandinavia (especially in Norway!!), it's worth a laugh. Together with "Jul I Skomakergata", this is the best "Christmas calendar" movies ever made.


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