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Odd Little Man (2000)

Da jeg traff Jesus... med sprettert (original title)
Little Oddemann uses every means available to find Jesus, including his slingshot. The film takes us to Norway in the late 30's, where we meet a series of burlesque and humorous characters,... See full summary »

Director:

Stein Leikanger

Writers:

Odd Børretzen (book), Stein Leikanger
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Fredrik Stenberg Ditlev-Simonsen Fredrik Stenberg Ditlev-Simonsen ... Oddemann
Martin Eidissen Martin Eidissen ... Brother
Frederick Paasche Frederick Paasche ... Kristian
Gjertrud L. Jynge Gjertrud L. Jynge ... Mother
Grethe Bøe-Waal Grethe Bøe-Waal ... Mrs. Hansen (as Grethe Bøe)
Gard B. Eidsvold Gard B. Eidsvold ... Father
Otto Jespersen ... Karl Hansen
Grete Nordrå Grete Nordrå
Rolf Arly Lund Rolf Arly Lund
Peter Bredal Peter Bredal
Gunnar Enekjær Gunnar Enekjær
Trond Høvik Trond Høvik ... Fire Officer
Elisabeth Sand Elisabeth Sand
Bjørn Jenseg Bjørn Jenseg
Dag Vågsås Dag Vågsås
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Little Oddemann uses every means available to find Jesus, including his slingshot. The film takes us to Norway in the late 30's, where we meet a series of burlesque and humorous characters, whose antics convince Oddemann that growing up may be a bad idea. Yet Oddemann finds there are certain rewards to being grown-up, such as partying and chasing women, that merit closer examination. The film is based on a book of childhood reminiscences by beloved Norwegian poet and Jazz lyricist Odd Børretzen. Written by Stein Leikanger <leika@online.no>

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I wonder... Is Jesus bulletproof?

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Biography | Comedy

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Country:

Norway

Language:

Norwegian

Release Date:

1 September 2000 (Norway) See more »

Also Known As:

Jézus meg a csúzlim See more »

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the older you are, the more you will enjoy this film
7 April 2001 | by Elizabeth NolanSee all my reviews

I suspect the older you are, the more you will enjoy this film because it takes you back to childhood. The longer the trip, the greater the reward. A gentle smile, a warm memory or a frightened moment, an anxious time...all there for you, again -- through the eyes, heart and soul of a young child. If you don't feel this movie, you are not just missing a movie, but have forgotten your childhood. Hope you can find this movie, and this time of your life.


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