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Detector (2000)

Detektor (original title)
Daniel Jul is a 28 year old psychiatrist, still living with his mom. He and his friend Ronny have one thing in common, they like searching for metallic objects in the ground. One day they ... See full summary »

Director:

Pål Jackman

Writer:

Erlend Loe
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2 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mads Ousdal ... Daniel Jor
Hildegun Riise Hildegun Riise ... Daniel's Mother
Ingjerd Egeberg ... Janne / Silje
Allan Svensson ... Max
Harald Eia Harald Eia ... Ronny
Jon Øigarden ... Kenneth
Sverre Porsanger Sverre Porsanger ... Ante
Kristoffer Joner ... Jørgen
Svein Sturla Hungnes Svein Sturla Hungnes ... Gordon
Nina Andresen Borud Nina Andresen Borud ... Hege Drag (as Nina Andresen)
Hans Eirik Voktor Hans Eirik Voktor ... Martinsen
Jannik Bonnevie Jannik Bonnevie ... Charlotte
Marian Ottesen Marian Ottesen ... Laila
Nina Lill Veste Nina Lill Veste ... Mother
Tore Rygh Tore Rygh ... Father
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Storyline

Daniel Jul is a 28 year old psychiatrist, still living with his mom. He and his friend Ronny have one thing in common, they like searching for metallic objects in the ground. One day they find a jewel with the name "Janne" imprinted. This is the beginning of something big for Daniel. His life will never be the same. He's about to discover a lot of hidden secrets, about himself and others. Written by Daniel Flathagen <albatron@daniel.as>

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Country:

Norway

Language:

Norwegian

Release Date:

25 August 2000 (Norway) See more »

Also Known As:

Detector See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

On Daniel's bedroom table there is a book titled "L," actually written by screenwriter Erlend Loe. See more »

Quotes

Kristian: Om du stage brunt?
Harald: Ja, eg gjør nok det
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Don't believe the hype!
8 December 2000 | by thomasfhSee all my reviews

Sure, I had high hopes for this film, having seen lots of mediocre norwegian ones over the years. This one was referred to as a superb example of a new and better norwegian film era, based upon a story by the well-known and very popular domestic novelist; Erlend Loe. Unfortunately, it is the final product that really matters, not its promotion and hype. This must really be one of the most over-rated movies in norway. In addition, it is based on a story by THE most over-rated writer this country has ever seen. Putting in a comedy-character like Harald Eia doesn't make things any better. It seems like Eia is one of the main reasons why lots of people actually wanted to watch it. And, believe me; Eia is not an actor, he is a real-life character. He doesn't play a fictious role, he's just being himself. Therefore you can't take him seriously. The regular viewer wants to see Harald Eia, and that's what he or she actually gets to see. Detektor is surely an OK movie, but nothing more. It's just another one of those "good to be Norwegian-films".


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