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Pornopung (2013)

The novice Christian discovers a new world when big-time pick up artists Karl and Leo decide to teach him the tricks of their trade and change him into the kind of guy girls want to sleep with.

Director:

Johan Kaos

Writers:

Johan Kaos, Mads Larsen (novel) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ole Christoffer Ertvaag ... Christian
Herbert Nordrum Herbert Nordrum ... Karl
Anders Rydning Anders Rydning ... Leo
Gitte Witt ... Mylian
Kristina Knaben Hennestad Kristina Knaben Hennestad ... Maja
Marte Sæteren Marte Sæteren ... Elisa
Anders På Kanten Anders På Kanten ... Straffern
Trine Sjurseike Trine Sjurseike ... Christians mor
Oddgeir Thune ... Christians bror
Ingar Helge Gimle ... Advokaten
Lisa Uhlen Ryssevik ... Tove
Sara Elle Ogilvy Sara Elle Ogilvy ... Kine
Benedicte Angelica Hansen Benedicte Angelica Hansen ... Line
Laura Raquel Laura Raquel ... Rita
Hege Åsvang Hege Åsvang ... Cougar
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Storyline

Christian leaves his hometown for Oslo to finish his studies, but moves in with two guys who turn out to be big-time pick up artists. Despite endless objections, Karl and Leo decide to give Christian a complete makeover, teaching him the tricks of their trade and changing him into the kind of guy girls want to sleep with. Crack, back and sack all need a shave, and everything he's been taught so far in life needs to be flushed out and reset. It's time for the razor-sharp truth about life. Written by Johan Kaos

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

Norway

Language:

Norwegian

Release Date:

19 July 2013 (Norway) See more »

Also Known As:

Crack, Back & Sack See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

NOK10,600,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$649,029
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The director Johan Kaos was 20 years old when he started working on this project in 2007. After he produced the Norwegian feature film The Bambi Effect he continued focusing on Pornopung in 2011. With the Bambi Effect he became the youngest Norwegian producer ever to release a film to the cinemas with the age 24. See more »

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A naive student is coached into becoming a ladies' man
9 November 2013 | by sybarite_2003See all my reviews

I watched this film the other day and it an enjoyable but surprisingly dark comedy about university students trying to get laid. Unlike most USA comedies about this subject this movie treats the matter more seriously and maturely.

Certainly, the number of male penises -- both flaccid and erect--on display would automatically mean it gets blacklisted in the USA-- but, thankfully, it is an European movie and so gets a 15 certificate in its home town. Probably an 18 in the UK, maybe 15.

Christian is a shy, intellectual boy, slightly chubby, who goes to Oslo and ends up in a flat-share with two other students. His flatmates are pick-up artists, ladies' men, players, and try to sleep with as many women as possible. They decide to change Christian into becoming one of them and the film follows their attempts and then the consequences as Christian goes from nice-guy to player. The last third takes a decidedly dark turn...

With a subject that could have resulted in a lazy and trite teen-comedy the director and actors pull off an entertaining movie which asks some interesting questions about sex and sexuality in the current age and the battle of the sexes. The movie also contains the most aesthetically beautiful penis I've ever seen in a movie!

I hear it is based on a novel and this film certainly makes me want to go and read it. Good, entertaining film-making, European style.


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