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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

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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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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Color

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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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the high art of making a light but melancholic movie
20 March 2004 | by ft-5See all my reviews

i'm glad there are a lot of other commentaries this frees me from telling too much about the story. it is about a postman who read the letters he's supposed to deliver and eventually even throws them away. suddenly he finds himself in the middle of a absurd and even a little dangerous story. but in my opinion just needs this story to talk about the relations between people. and what makes this movie so special is the fact that it actually not just shows pictures and sequences you've seen a hundred-times before.

it really has, i can't put it differently, respect for its personal.

this means that the persons keep their own personality for the whole absurd-tragic story of the movie.


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