Buddy (2003)

Director
Morten Tyldum; Erik Settemsdal

Main cast
Nicolai Cleve Broch; Aksel Hennie; Anders Baasmo Christiansen; Pia Tjelta; Janne Formoe

Genres
Comedy, Drama, Foreign, Romance

Description
Kristoffer is a billboard hanger, 24 years old and carefree. When his girlfriend Elisabeth duimps him for the boss of her trend bureau, his life falls into pieces. He feels like a loser. By coincidence some of Kristoffer's video diaries end up with the producer of the popular talk show "Karsten Tonight" in TV2. A few weeks later Kristoffer's life has become TV entertaiment. People love the sequences from his commune at Tøyen: Kristoffer's half-twisted view of his surroundings, his crazy best freind Geir, not to mention the weird web designer Stig Inge, who hasn't set foot outside the Tøyen shopping centre for two years. Kristoffer's future again looks bright, everyone likes him. But revealing your life on national television comes with a price tag. As Kristoffer's future in the TV business looks brighter and brighter, his friends start suffering. Geir's big secret is revealed, and Stig Inge's personal problems are much more serious than Kristoffer first thought...


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