The Telegraphist

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The Telegraphist
Directed by Erik Gustavson
Produced by Tomas Backström
Written by Lars Saabye Christensen
Knut Hamsun
Based on Sværmere by Knut Hamsun
Starring Bjørn Floberg
Marie Richardson
Kjersti Holmen
Music by Randall Meyers
Cinematography Philip Øgaard
Edited by Sylvia Ingemarsson
Release date
  • 4 February 1993 (1993-02-04)
Running time
102 minutes
Country Norway
Language Norwegian

The Telegraphist (Norwegian: Telegrafisten) is a 1993 Norwegian film directed by Erik Gustavson. It is based on the novel Dreamers by Knut Hamsun. It stars Bjørn Floberg and Marie Richardson, as well as Kjersti Holmen, who won an Amanda for her role. The film was also entered into the 43rd Berlin International Film Festival.[1] The film was selected as the Norwegian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 66th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.[2][3]


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  1. ^ "Berlinale: 1993 Programme". Retrieved 2011-05-30. 
  2. ^ Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
  3. ^ Frook, John Evan (30 November 1993). "Acad inks Cates, unveils foreign-language entries". Variety. Retrieved 25 August 2008. 

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