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Lilyhammer 

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A New York mobster goes into hiding in rural Lillehammer in Norway after testifying against his former associates.
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3   2   1  
2014   2013   2012  
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Series cast summary:
Steven Van Zandt ...  Frank Tagliano / ... 24 episodes, 2012-2014
Trond Fausa ...  Torgeir Lien 24 episodes, 2012-2014
Steinar Sagen Steinar Sagen ...  Roar Lien 23 episodes, 2012-2014
Marian Saastad Ottesen ...  Sigrid Haugli 21 episodes, 2012-2014
Tommy Karlsen ...  Arne / ... 21 episodes, 2012-2014
Fridtjov Såheim ...  Jan Johansen 21 episodes, 2012-2014
Robert Skjærstad Robert Skjærstad ...  Roy 'Fingern' Aass / ... 18 episodes, 2012-2014
Nils Jørgen Kaalstad ...  Dag Solstad 12 episodes, 2012-2014
Anne Krigsvoll Anne Krigsvoll ...  Laila Hovland 12 episodes, 2012-2014
Mikael Aksnes-Pehrson Mikael Aksnes-Pehrson ...  Jonas Haugli 11 episodes, 2012-2014
Valentina Alexeeva ...  Jelena / ... 11 episodes, 2012-2014
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Storyline

Frank Tagliano (Steven Van Zandt) is a former New York mobster, who after testifying in a trial in the United States, joins the witness protection program. Intrigued by the place after watching the Winter Olympics in 1994, he is relocated to Lillehammer in Norway. The transition from being a feared and respected gangster in New York, to becoming an unemployed immigrant in Norway, is not simple. Frank soon discovers that in order to succeed in this rural Norwegian society, he must resort to his old ways. Written by Anonymous

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Still cold as ice. (season 3) See more »

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Comedy | Crime | Drama

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TV-MA | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Steven Van Zandt's character Frank Tagliano draws parallels with his character Silvio Dante from The Sopranos (1999). They are meant to be different, but most traits are the same between the two. See more »

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Although Norwegian police are issued firearms they are not carried during the normal course of duty. Their firearms are stored, locked, in their patrol cars and can only be removed with the permission of someone in authority (the local police chief for example). They are not, as shown in the show, routinely carried. See more »

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Referenced in Single Parents: Raining Blood (2019) See more »

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Amusing crime drama
8 February 2012 | by helmucSee all my reviews

I will start with a sentence: it isn't usual American crime drama. Throughout the scenario you will be submerged in Scandinavian culture with their simplicity, beautiful landscapes and people who prefer to keep silent instead of talking things people around already know... and that sounds kinda Sicilian :)

Watched both first series and wow! ... waiting for the next one :)

simply brilliant!

And, yes - I meant "amusing" as it is full with original and interesting Norwegian characters and loaded with comedy elements.

Humm, many will say the name of the real town is Lillehammer, but remember that the name of his dog was Lily - and then the picture is complete.

If you are after blood, whores, drugs and uber violence - these TV series are not probably for you - it is all about being what? hey - watch it!


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Country:

Norway | USA

Release Date:

15 September 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lilyhammer See more »

Filming Locations:

New York, USA See more »

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Budget:

NOK34,000,000 (estimated)
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Rubicon TV AS See more »
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Stereo

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Color

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16:9 HD
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