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Maniac 

Maniac is the story of Espen, a man in his thirties who is loved by everyone. Every day is a party and there's no limit to what he experiences. We meet Espen in various situations where ... See full summary »
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Espen Petrus Andersen Lervaag ...  Espen 10 episodes, 2015
Mats Mogeland Mats Mogeland ...  Lindberg 10 episodes, 2015
Håkon Bast Mossige ...  Håkon 10 episodes, 2015
Ingeborg Raustøl Ingeborg Raustøl ...  Mina 10 episodes, 2015
Arif Salum Arif Salum ...  Jeffrey 10 episodes, 2015
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Maniac is the story of Espen, a man in his thirties who is loved by everyone. Every day is a party and there's no limit to what he experiences. We meet Espen in various situations where everything is amazing and whatever happens, Espen knows how to handle it. It is simply too good to be true. Espen has escaped into his own head and where his life is a fantastic fantasy world. In real life he is a patient at the psychiatric ward. What would you choose if you were in Espen's situation - to be a fantasy hero or an everyday loser? Written by Espen Petrus Andersen Lervaag and Håkon Bast Mossige

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remarkably unfunny childish comedy
13 July 2020 | by riszlaSee all my reviews

The character is on one level a mental patient in a secure facility, but in his imagination a spy, solider etc... the trouble is this format is highly constrained to childish and crude plots of his imagination as we switch from reality to his imagination constantly. Literally like watching a 5 year olds imagination. Maybe good for under 10s to watch. Totally unfunny for adults.


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