When a newly promoted football club loses its coach just before the start of the league season, a woman, Helena Mikkelsen, gets the historic chance to coach the team, even before an ambitious player who was promised the job.


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Series cast summary:
Ane Dahl Torp ...  Helena Mikkelsen 15 episodes, 2018-2019
John Carew ...  Michael / ... 15 episodes, 2018-2019
Axel Bøyum ...  Adrian / ... 15 episodes, 2018-2019
Emma Bones Emma Bones ...  Camilla Mikkelsen 15 episodes, 2018-2019
Nader Khademi Nader Khademi ...  Mons / ... 15 episodes, 2018-2019
Morten Svartveit ...  Espen / ... 15 episodes, 2018-2019
Rune Sæter Rune Sæter ...  Gunnar 15 episodes, 2018-2019
André Sørum André Sørum ...  Otto Halsen 14 episodes, 2018-2019
Kristian Dolmen Kristian Dolmen ...  Almerud 14 episodes, 2018-2019
Per Jan Vinje Per Jan Vinje ...  Eddie 13 episodes, 2018-2019
Endre Synnes Hagerup Endre Synnes Hagerup ...  Nils 12 episodes, 2018-2019
Julia Bache-Wiig ...  Marianne / ... 12 episodes, 2018-2019
Bjarte Hjelmeland Bjarte Hjelmeland ...  Bjørn / ... 11 episodes, 2018-2019
Svein Roger Karlsen Svein Roger Karlsen ...  Patrick Halsen / ... 10 episodes, 2018
Even Vesterhus Even Vesterhus ...  Steffen 10 episodes, 2018
Rolf Kristian Larsen ...  Eivind / ... 10 episodes, 2018
Thor-Ivar Forsland Thor-Ivar Forsland ...  Per Joar 10 episodes, 2018-2019
Mbake Konte Mbake Konte ...  Mario Diarra 9 episodes, 2018-2019
Cato Eiksund Cato Eiksund ...  Football player, Varg 9 episodes, 2018
Simon Holstad Grimstad Simon Holstad Grimstad ...  Football player, Varg 9 episodes, 2018
Steffen Grytten Steffen Grytten ...  Football player, Varg 9 episodes, 2018
Waleed Khan Waleed Khan ...  Fotballspiller, Varg 9 episodes, 2018
Hans Edvard Nordang Hans Edvard Nordang ...  Football player, Varg 9 episodes, 2018
Andreas Dimmen Sæther Andreas Dimmen Sæther ...  Football player, Varg 9 episodes, 2018
Eirik Risholm Velle Eirik Risholm Velle ...  Jan Krister 8 episodes, 2018
Michael Stilson Michael Stilson ...  Stilson 8 episodes, 2018
Josefine Agathe Hove Josefine Agathe Hove ...  Sissel Renate 7 episodes, 2018-2019


When a newly promoted football club loses its coach just before the start of the league season, a woman, Helena Mikkelsen, gets the historic chance to coach the team, even before an ambitious player who was promised the job.

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You will walk alone


Drama | Sport







Release Date:

4 March 2018 (Norway) See more »

Also Known As:

Hjemmebane See more »

Filming Locations:

Ulsteinvik, Norway

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Motlys, NRK Drama See more »
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Ane Dahl Torp (Helena Mikkelsen), Morten Svartveit (Espen) & André Sørum (Otto Halsen) also worked together on Okkupert (2015) as Bente Norum, Anders Knudsen & Geir Eknes respectively. See more »

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Steikje bra!
5 May 2018 | by smblindheimSee all my reviews

Fresh, joyful, exciting, emotional, proud. This one has it all, and set in the beautiful scenery of Norway's mountainous west coast fjords, in the small town of Ulsteinvik, the setting brings it all together. Beautifully!

Ane Dahl Torp delivers a solid, credible and relatable character in "Helena Mikkelsen" through all 10 episodes. While she starts out a bit flat and mysterious, she let's both us, the viewers, and her team mates in on who she really is and what makes her tick. There are many other good characters with great character development through this first season, which makes this show good and relatable, also for those completely uninterested in football.

The show focuses on some topics that have quite recently been in the media, with both "Me-too" relatable content, as well as stereotypes towards women and how they cope in male dominated fields of work. The show takes all of this on head-to-head without ever becoming too politically correct, educating, or in any way trying to preach any one message to the viewer. It also opens a window into the mind of someone struggling with obsessive compulsive disorder, for those of us lucky enough to never have experienced mental illness first hand.

Heimebane made me laugh, cry and stand up and cheer. Objectively it's probably an 8,5 or something, but who ever heard about an objective supporter? As the locals in Ulsteinvik would have said: "Great", or "Steikje bra" 10/10 !

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