The Telegraphist

TITLES Norwegian (original title) Telegrafisten telegrafisten Film Poster Affisch  
  Swedish Telegrafisten
  Danish Telegrafisten
  Argentinian El telegrafista
  Polish Telegrafista
  Portuguese O Telegrafista
     
PLOT It is the year 1903 in a small village in northern Norway and telegraphist Ove Rolandsen is trying to get ahead in society. He is trying to make an invention which will bring him fortune and fame. He flirts with most of the women and has affairs with quite few of them, but he dreams of Elise, the daughter of the rich factory owner. However, she is engaged to a ship owner who is a business partner of her fatherís.
     
AWARDS Amanda Awards, Norway, 1993 Best Nordic Film, Erik Gustavson
Amanda Awards, Norway, 1993 Best Actress, Marie Richardson
     
REVIEWS Dagbladet [Norwegian]
IMDb User reviews [English]
     
PRODUCTION Production Company Nordic Screen Development A/S, Schibsted Film A/S, Metronome Productions A/S, Norsk Film A/S
  Distributor in Sweden Sandrew Film AB
  Release Dates February 4 1993 (Norway), January 14 1994 (Sweden)
     
  Director Erik Gustavson
  Screenplay Lars Saabye Christensen, based upon a novel by Knut Hamsun
  Producers Petter Borgli, Tomas Backström
  Director of Photography Philip Øgaard
  Music Randall Meyers  
  Production Designer Tine Schwab  
  Film Editor Sylvia Ingemarsson  
  Set Decorator Billy Johansson
  Costume Designer Inger Derlick
  Make-up and Hair Siw Järbyn
       
  Aspect Ratio 1.85:1  
       
CAST Bjørn Floberg Ove Rolandsen, Telegrafisten  
  Marie Richardson Elise  
  Jarl Kulle Mack  
  Ole Ernst Kapten Henriksen  
  Bjørn Sundquist Levion  
  Elisabeth Sand Prästens hustru (The Pastor's Wife)  
  Kjersti Holmen Marie Van Loos  
  Svein Sturla Hungnes Prästen (The Pastor)  
  Camilla Strøm Henriksen Olga  
  Johan H:son Kjellgren Fredrik  
  Knut Haugmark Enok  
  Reidar Sørensen Ulrik  
  Maria Bonnevie Pernille  
  Per Jansen Telegrafinspektören (Telegraph Inspector)  
       
SOURCES The Swedish Film Database    
  Internet Movie Database    
     
LINKS Filmbasen [Norwegian]  
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