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Mongoland (2001)

Pia is coming home for Christmas after traveling in England for about 6 months. She wants to catch up with her boyfriend, Kristoffer, who was supposed to have joined her on the trip, but ... See full summary »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pia Tjelta Pia Tjelta ... Pia
Kristoffer Joner ... Kristoffer
Vegar Hoel ... Vegar
Kim Andersen Kim Andersen
Lin Giske Andersen Lin Giske Andersen
Reidar Ewing Reidar Ewing ... Wayne
Gaute Garlid Gaute Garlid ... Gaute
Kristoffer Helgesen Kristoffer Helgesen
Gro Elin Hjelle Gro Elin Hjelle
Marianne Holter Marianne Holter
Pål Jackman
Eigil Kvie Jansen Eigil Kvie Jansen
Gunn Marit Holm Jansen Gunn Marit Holm Jansen
Bjørn Kjetil Johansen Bjørn Kjetil Johansen
Marko Iversen Kanic Marko Iversen Kanic
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Storyline

Pia is coming home for Christmas after traveling in England for about 6 months. She wants to catch up with her boyfriend, Kristoffer, who was supposed to have joined her on the trip, but backed out at the last minute. Finding him, however, is turning out to be quite a task. While searching, she meets several more or less disgruntled and dissatisfied people. And when Santa turns up things start happening... Written by Signy

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Official Sites:

Gro Elin Hjelle

Country:

Norway

Language:

Norwegian

Release Date:

26 January 2001 (Norway) See more »

Also Known As:

Монголандия See more »

Filming Locations:

Stavanger, Norway

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Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

The movie was planned to be all in black and white (because it was cheaper) but the crew "inherited" some left over color film from the filming of Detektor. See more »

Goofs

When Pia is on the train with Santa, they cross the T-junction at Revheimsveien and Ragbakken in Stavanger three times. Once heading east, then west, then finally northeast where the train stops. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Alt for Egil (2004) See more »

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Very charming!
2 February 2004 | by snifenSee all my reviews

You definitely do not need to be from Stavanger to enjoy this movie. I love it, and I'm from the other part of the country. The story itself is not very unique or anything, but the actors are good and the dialogue is extremely amusing. I hope they did a nice job translating it, though.. And after all: a movie which starts and ends with Low's "just like christmas" can't be bad :)


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