Directed by Petter Næss

Nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar in 2002, ELLING was already the recipient of a slew of festival audience awards from San Sebastian to Seattle. This small but perfectly formed gem is the comic tale of two friends who have to learn to make their way in an indifferent world. After two years in a treatment centre, Elling and his somewhat denser roommate Kjell Bjarne emerge to face the ‘real world’ in their state-sponsored apartment in Oslo. But for Elling crossing a restaurant is tantamount to crossing the South Pole. How will he and his buddy survive the daily dangers of ‘normal’ life? “Eccentric, charming, and comic” Sight and Sound

90 minutes

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