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The Pinchcliffe Grand Prix (1975)

Flåklypa Grand Prix (original title)
Reodor Felgen decides that he will enter a car race to defeat his former friend who has stolen his plans for a car.

Director:

Ivo Caprino

Writers:

Kjell Aukrust (characters and universe), Kjell Aukrust (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Wenche Foss Wenche Foss ... Enkefru Stengelføhn-Glad (voice)
Per Theodor Haugen Per Theodor Haugen ... TV-reporter (voice)
Harald Heide-Steen Jr. Harald Heide-Steen Jr. ... Emanuel Desperados (voice)
Leif Juster Leif Juster ... Narrator (voice)
Henki Kolstad Henki Kolstad ... Speaker (voice)
Toralv Maurstad Toralv Maurstad ... Ludvig (voice)
Rolf Just Nilsen Rolf Just Nilsen ... Ben Redic Fy Fazan / Roger Jurtappen / Ollvar O. Kleppvold / Hallstein Bronskimlet / Jostein Kroksleiven (voice)
Helge Reiss Helge Reiss ... Rudolf Blodstrupmoen (voice)
Frank Robert Frank Robert ... Reodor Felgen (voice)
Kari Simonsen Kari Simonsen ... Solan (voice)
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Storyline

100 miles north, a bit east and up, is Flåklypa... home of bicycle repairman Reodor Felgen and his two assistants - Solan Gundersen, morning bird and natural born optimist, and Ludvig who is a true pessimist. Sponsored by oil sheik Ben Redic Fy Fazan, they build the car "Il Tempo Gigante" and the race of the decade is a fact. Written by Ronny Arild <ronnya@stud.cs.uit.no>

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Certificate:

G | See all certifications »
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Country:

Norway

Language:

Norwegian

Release Date:

28 August 1975 (Norway) See more »

Also Known As:

Pinchcliffe Grand Prix See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Caprino Filmcenter a/s See more »
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DTS (re-issue: 1995)| Dolby Digital (re-issue: 1995)| Mono (original release)

Color:

Color
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Trivia

This movie has been translated into at least 14 languages. Emmanuel Desperados's voice has not been translated at all (he's an orang-utan), so 'Harald Heide-Steen Jr' is credited with the voice in all languages. See more »

Goofs

During the car race, two of the trees suddenly move between two shots. See more »

Alternate Versions

1995 re-issue has digitally reconstructed soundtrack and soundmix. See more »

Connections

Followed by Gurin with the Foxtail (1998) See more »

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Pinchcliff Grand Prix
20 June 2000 | by jcondonSee all my reviews

I always knew this film as Pinchcliff Grand Prix in the United States. I loved this movie as a five-year-old child in 1977 but now it is impossible to find anywhere. I have been looking for years and have had no success. Can anyone out there help me get a copy? This movie was very ahead of its time and in my opinion could compete with some of the latest high tech computer animation movies out today. NOTHING has even come close to what Pinchcliff Grand Prix did for me. It even inspired me as a young child to become addicted to fast cars as an adult!


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