Wednesday, July 30, 2008

"Folk og røvere i Kardemomme by"

"Folk og røvere i Kardemomme by"
Genre: Musical/Children's
Language: Norwegian
Running time: 96 minutes

Directed by Bente Erichsen
Written by Thorbjørn Egner, based on his novel

Cast includes:

Sverre Anker Ousdal as Kasper
Øivind Blunck as Jesper
Jon Eikemo as Jonathan
Brasse Brännström as Politimester Bastian
Kjersti Døvigen as Tante Sofie

Overview: "This musical comedy is taken from Torbjorn Egner's best-selling novel from 1955. Police Chief Bastian (Brannstrom) oversees the law and order of his town, an idyllic toyland. Aunt Sophie (Dovigan) is the local sourpuss who won't let her niece attend the annual festival celebration. A trio of benevolent robbers kidnap Aunt Sophie after they have tempting dreams of delicious food. The robbers are eventually rehabilitated and their pet lion finds a job in a circus. (Dan Pavlides, All Movie Guide)"

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