Elling

(2001)

Overview

When his mother, who has sheltered him his entire 40 years, dies, Elling, a sensitive, would-be poet, is sent to live in a state institution. There he meets Kjell Bjarne, a gentle giant and female-obsessed virgin in his 40s. After two years, the men are released and provided with a state-funded apartment and stipend with the hope they will be able to live on their own.

  1. Petter Næss

    Director

  2. Ingvar Ambjørnsen

    Novel

  3. Axel Hellstenius

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Per Christian Ellefsen

    Per Christian Ellefsen

    Elling

  2. Sven Nordin

    Sven Nordin

    Kjell Bjarne

  3. Marit Pia Jacobsen

    Reidun Nordsletten

  4. Jørgen Langhelle

    Jørgen Langhelle

    Frank Åsli

  5. Per Christensen

    Per Christensen

    Alfons Jørgensen

Full Cast & Crew

Elling
Elling

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Status Released

Release Information

  • April 19, 2002
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language Norwegian

Runtime 1h 29m

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