For someone who finds crossing a restaurant floor comparable to a South Pole expedition, his new life involves a number of challenges which need surmounting.
With impressive willpower, slow-developing courage and a certain amount of help, Elling and Kjell Bjarne dodder down some unfamiliar roads. And when Kjell Bjarne meets a woman, situations occur where life's frightened boys are forced to give it all they've got — and then some.
Cast & Crew
Directed by: Petter Naess
Written by: Axel Hellstenius
Produced by: Dag Alveberg
Cinematography: Svein Krøvel
Editing: Inge-Lise Langfeldt
Production Design: Harald Egede Nissen
Original Score: Lars Lillo Stenberg
Sound Design: Jan Lindvik
Cast: Per Christian Ellefsen (Elling), Sven Nordin (Kjell Barne), Marit Pia Jacobsen (Reidun Nordsletten), Per Christensen (Alfons Jørgensen), Jørgen Langhelle (Frank Åsli)
Nominations and Awards
- Feature Film Selection 2001