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Happy, Happy (2010)

Sykt lykkelig (original title)
Family is the most important thing in the world to Kaja. She is an eternal optimist in spite of living with a man who would rather go hunting with the boys, and who refuses to have sex with... See full summary »

Director:

Anne Sewitsky

Writers:

Mette M. Bølstad (dramaturge), Anne Sewitsky | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Agnes Kittelsen ... Kaja
Joachim Rafaelsen Joachim Rafaelsen ... Eirik
Maibritt Saerens ... Elisabeth
Henrik Rafaelsen ... Sigve
Oskar Hernæs Brandsø Oskar Hernæs Brandsø ... Theodor
Ram Shihab Ebedy Ram Shihab Ebedy ... Noa
Heine Totland Heine Totland ... Kordirigent
Hans Martin Austestad Hans Martin Austestad ... Mann i dress 1
Nils Christian Fossdal Nils Christian Fossdal ... Mann i dress 2
Håkon Rasmussen Håkon Rasmussen ... Mann i dress 3
Mattis Myrland Mattis Myrland ... Mann i dress 4
Oslo Reiselivskor Oslo Reiselivskor ... Kor
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Storyline

Family is the most important thing in the world to Kaja. She is an eternal optimist in spite of living with a man who would rather go hunting with the boys, and who refuses to have sex with her because she isn't particularly attractive anymore. Whatever. That's life. But when the perfect couple moves in next door, Kaja struggles to keep her emotions in check. Not only do these successful, beautiful, exciting people sing in a choir; they have also adopted a child - from Ethiopia. These new neighbors open a new world to Kaja, with consequences for everyone involved. And when Christmas comes around, it becomes evident that nothing will ever be like before - even if Kaja tries her very best. Written by Official site

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Taglines:

any reason not to be?

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexual content including brief graphic nudity | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

Norway

Language:

Norwegian | Danish | German

Release Date:

16 September 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Happy, Happy See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,125, 18 September 2011

Gross USA:

$44,947
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Maipo Film See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Norway's official submission to the Best Foreign Language Film category of the 84th Academy Awards 2012. See more »

Soundtracks

Careless Love
Traditional
Performed by Hans Martin Austestad (as H. M. Austestad), Nils Christian Fossdal (as N. C. Fossdal), Håkon Rasmussen (as H. Rasmussen) and Mattis Myrland (as M. Myrland)
Arr. Wenche Losnegård
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Very funny, very Scandinavian
12 December 2012 | by Nat64See all my reviews

Well, I'll try to elude subjective views as I lived in Sweden - I know this movie takes place in Norway, but anyone whom has lived in either of these countries would say that they are very similar culturally speaking.

So, the main character is Kaja, a young, vivid women living with her husband and son in a remote place. Everything seems to be perfectly normal, in appearance... until a young couple coming from the city moves in next door.

And then, the "faithful heterosexual family" norm is all falling apart, everybody is trying to get attention from the wrong person and it results VERY funny and critical regarding the so-called egalitarianism of Scandinavian countries.

I recommend this movie to anyone who wants to have a laugh and open its mind.


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