Genre: Comedy, Drama
Duration: 89 min.
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 ...
humorous, touching, semi serious, dark humor, offbeat ...
friendship, mental illness, drinking, hospital, poetry, mental institution, storytelling, unlikely friendships, loneliness, psychiatry, disability, life philosophy ...
contemporary, 21st century
south pole, oslo norway, bosnia, cambodia, norway