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Buddy (2003)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 29 August 2003 (Norway)
Kristoffer is a billboard hanger, 24 years old and carefree. When his girlfriend Elisabeth dumps him for the boss of her trend bureau, his life falls into pieces. He feels like a loser. By ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Kristoffer Haukeland
... Geir
... Stig Inge Otnes
Pia Tjelta ... Henriette
Janne Formoe ... Elisabeth
Henrik Giæver ... Martin
Kim Haugen ... Karsten
Håvard Bakke ... Dag
... Anders
... Line
Christian Skolmen ... Nikolai
Edward Schultheiss ... Frode
Dagrun Anholt ... Irene
Hilde Olausson ... Anne
Cathrin Gram ... Ingunn (as Cathrine Gram)
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Kristoffer is a billboard hanger, 24 years old and carefree. When his girlfriend Elisabeth dumps him for the boss of her trend bureau, his life falls into pieces. He feels like a loser. By coincidence some of Kristoffer's video diaries end up with the producer of the popular talk show "Karsten Tonight" in TV2. A few weeks later Kristoffer's life has become TV entertainment. People love the sequences from his commune at Tøyen: Kristoffer's half-twisted view of his surroundings, his crazy best friend Geir, not to mention the weird web designer Stig Inge, who hasn't set foot outside the Tøyen shopping center for two years. Kristoffer's future again looks bright, everyone likes him, but revealing your life on national television comes with a price tag. As Kristoffer's future in the TV business looks brighter and brighter, his friends start suffering. Geir's big secret is revealed, and Stig Inge's personal problems are much more serious than Kristoffer first thought. It will cost him a ... Written by Anonymous

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Lasse Kjus, the Norwegian Alpine Skier, is also a guest on the fictitious program See more »

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Geir: Kristoffer, sometimes you have to let go of the goalie and attack with both hands.
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References Charlie's Angels (1976) See more »

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I am into foreign films and this was interesting because i haven't really seen too much out of Norway.
7 August 2007 | by See all my reviews

I ordered this movie on Netflix, when i was looking through the foreign section. I didn't really know what it was about but i was willing to give it a chance. I ended up digging it and thinking that it is a pretty cool story of friendship and adversity that you go through with real friends. Then i realized that i recognized one of the characters, the one named Geir. i realized that i had seen another one of his movies (from Netflix), about a week earlier called UNO. I would recommned this movie because it is not too heavy but yet you are invested in the story and the characters and want to see how everything ends up. Anyway, i hope this helps.


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