It tells the story of Elling, living with his mom in downtown Oslo. She knows she won’t be around for ever and in an effort to get him out in the world, and help him stand on his own two feet, she buys tickets for them both for a trip to sunny Spain.
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Prequel to original "Elling" lacks the warmth of the original and makes the fault of making the leading character obnoxious and focusing on the seriousness of his health problems. The story also lacks warmth and character humor and comes off as a little clinical and serious for it's own good.
Affublé d'un titre français stupide et racoleur, ce succulent petit bonbon cinématographique, entre acidité décapante et tendresse profonde, d'une agréable simplicité plutôt déconcertante, se déguste avec bonheur et nonchalance, tel un gourmet petit chat complice, en manque de présence affective et de carnassières gâteries, devant une gamelle désespérément vide... www.cinefiches.com