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Junk Mail (1997)

Budbringeren (original title)
A lazy postman puts his nose where it doesn't belong.

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Pål Sletaune
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Skjærstad Robert Skjærstad ... Roy Amundsen
Andrine Sæther Andrine Sæther ... Line Groberg
Per Egil Aske Per Egil Aske ... Georg Rheinhardsen
Eli Anne Linnestad Eli Anne Linnestad ... Betsy
Trond Høvik Trond Høvik ... Sæther
Ådne Olav Sekkelsten Ådne Olav Sekkelsten ... Per
Trond Fausa ... Espen (as Trond Fausa Aurvaag)
Henriette Steenstrup Henriette Steenstrup ... Gina
Bjørn Sundquist Bjørn Sundquist ... Stein
Karl Sundby Karl Sundby ... Rune
Rolf Arly Lund Rolf Arly Lund ... Postmaster
Geir Morstad Geir Morstad ... Einar Karlsen
Rolf Dolven Rolf Dolven ... Security Guard
Helge Sveen Helge Sveen ... Secondhand Bookseller
Geir-Atle Johnsen Geir-Atle Johnsen ... Junkie 1 (as Geir Johnsen)
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Storyline

A postman, Roy, finds the key to an apartment left in the mailbox. Investigating the apartment, he falls in love with its inhabitant, Line. But Line has other "friends", involved in dangerous affairs. Written by Bjorn Smestad <bjornsm@math.uio.no>

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Posten kommer kanskje fram. See more »

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Comedy | Thriller

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Country:

Norway

Language:

Norwegian

Release Date:

10 April 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Junk Mail See more »

Filming Locations:

Oslo, Norway

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Budget:

$2,100,000 (estimated)
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Dolby SR

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1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Line Groberg: Why are you following me?
Roy Amundsen: I don't know.
Line Groberg: Are you going to follow me for a long time?
Roy Amundsen: I think so.
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A Kinder and Gentler Peeping Tom Movie
21 December 2005 | by hokeybuttSee all my reviews

JUNK MAIL (3+ outta 5 stars) Offbeat but sincere comedy-thriller about a lonely postman who comes across a set of keys accidentally left in the mailbox by a cute young girl on his route. He makes a copy of her keys and secretly checks out her apartment while she is at work. He also has a habit of disposing of junk mail in an out of the way train tunnel (whether this is out of sheer laziness or to spare the people on his route the bother is never really explained). One day he accidentally falls asleep and is trapped inside the girl's bedroom when she comes home from work and then... well, to give any more away would definitely ruin your enjoyment so I'll stop there. Suffice to say that things get a little more complicated. This quirky little Norwegian film didn't get a whole lot of attention on its US release. Too bad... it's well-written and well-acted and definitely worth checking out. Sort of a kinder and gentler version of "Blue Velvet".


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