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Mors Elling (2003)

In this prequel to Elling (2001), Elling, a slightly autistic, but opinionated young man, lives with his aging mother who is worried what he'll do without her. She decides to take him on a trip to Spain to see new things.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Per Christian Ellefsen ... Elling
Grete Nordrå Grete Nordrå ... Mor
Helge Reiss Helge Reiss ... Bugge-Høvik
Christin Borge ... Mag
Per Schaanning Per Schaanning ... Georg
Lena Meieran ... Grete Iversen
Ane Dahl Torp ... Flyvertinne
Erland Bakker Erland Bakker ... Sikkerhetsvakt
Thorbjørn Paulsen Thorbjørn Paulsen ... Elling som Liten (as Torbjørn Paulsen)
Henriette Steenstrup Henriette Steenstrup ... Ung Mor
Liv Johannson Liv Johannson ... Fru Asbjørnsen
Egil Grasmo Egil Grasmo ... Hr. Asbjørnsen
Gabriel Martin Gabriel Martin ... Jesus Maria
Frank Capdet Frank Capdet ... Juan
Àngels Aymar Àngels Aymar ... Hore 1
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In this prequel to Elling (2001), Elling, a slightly autistic, but opinionated young man, lives with his aging mother who is worried what he'll do without her. She decides to take him on a trip to Spain to see new things.

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Country:

Norway

Language:

Norwegian

Release Date:

10 October 2003 (Norway) See more »

Also Known As:

Elling - Nicht ohne meine Mutter See more »

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Maipo Film See more »
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Dolby Digital

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1.85 : 1
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Huge Disappointment
30 May 2011 | by princebansal1982See all my reviews

I loved Elling. It was a beautiful movie. Amazing, funny and touching. So I was really looking further to this movie. However this was a huge disappointment.

Mors Elling has different director from its predecessor and seems like a completely different movie altogether. It is a prequel to Elling and shows the events till the death of his mother, from where Elling starts. It is much more darker than the previous film and more realistic too. But in doing this it loses all the charm of Elling.

For fans of Elling I would recommend skipping this movie altogether and watching Elsk meg i morgen instead. It is third film of the trilogy and follows the events of Elling. Though even that is not good as Elling, it is still watchable and much better than this movie.


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