Elling

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Elling is a Norwegian film directed by Petter Næss. Shot mostly in and around the Norwegian capital Oslo, the film, which was released in 2001, is primarily based on Ingvar Ambjørnsen's novel Brødre i blodet ("Blood brothers", 1996), one of a series of four featuring the Elling character – the others are Utsikt til paradiset ("A view of paradise", 1993), Fugledansen ("The bird dance", 1995), and Elsk meg i morgen ("Love me tomorrow", 1999).

They're packed and ready for the greatest adventure of their lives. All they have to do is get out of the house.taglines

Dialogue[edit]

The phone's ringing
Kjell Bjarn: Elling maybe we should answer it. What if it's important?
Elling: If it's important, they'll write.
Kjell Bjarn: But you don't read the post.
Elling: That's because it's not important.

Elling: Mother did the shopping; I was in charge of ideology.

Elling is being taught how to use the telephone. Frank Asli has been "ringing" for a while now.
Frank: Riiiiiiiiing
Elling answers
Elling:.....hello...
Frank: Elling it's me Frank-
Elling hangs up
Frank then proceeds to ring again
Frank: Riiiiiiiiing. Riiiiiiiiiing. Elling pick up the phone.
Elling: It's not for me; it's for Kjell Bjarn.
Frank: Riiiiiiiiiing.
Elling: Hello Mother, it's me, I'm in hell!

Kjell Bjarn has gone upstairs to see Radon. Elling is moving the beds singing "I will survive" to himself. Kjell Bjarn walks in
Elling: So you're back...

Taglines[edit]

  • They're packed and ready for the greatest adventure of their lives. All they have to do is get out of the house.

Cast[edit]

External links[edit]

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