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Floberg, Bjørn 1947-

Overview
Works: 85 works in 149 publications in 9 languages and 2,499 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Film remakes  Crime films  Comedy films  Film noir  Science fiction films  Dark comedy films  Detective and mystery television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bjørn Floberg
Insomnia by Erik Skjoldbjærg( Visual )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brilliant but arrogant detective with a tarnished past is dispatched to a remote hamlet in northern Norway to find the killer of a beautiful young woman. After making a fatal error in his investigation and attempting to cover it up, the detective finds himself implicated in the crime he was sent to solve. Haunted by guilt and unable to sleep in the 24-hour sunlight of the arctic summer, he must fight to free himself from a waking nightmare of his own creation
Salmer fra kjøkkenet by Bent Hamer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Norwegian and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Swedish efficiency expert under strict orders not to interact with his subject is sent to improve a Norwegian farmer's culinary efforts. But the sly old farmer much prefers to amuse himself by impeding the timid researcher's work! Soon, in the struggle between neutral observation and the need for human interaction, the kitchen becomes a battleground!"--Container
O'Horten by Bent Hamer( Visual )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Odd Horten is a neat, meticulous, pipe-smoking train conductor. He is winding up 40 years of service for the Norwegian railways. He wonders, when a man's life has been determined by timetables and clearly-defined journeys along narrow tracks, how he will now spend his free hours. Horten goes about his final work shifts and then enters into the uncertain world of retirement. He meets the dilemma of buying a new pipe using the same placid curiosity he brings to meeting a stranger who invites him to his home
En ganske snill mann = A somewhat gentle man( Visual )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ulrik is a somewhat gentle man, as far as gangsters go. Reluctantly back on the streets following a stint in prison, Ulrik's boss greets him with open arms and a plan to settle an old score. With a demented sense of professional pride, Ulrik's boss sets in motion a plan to right the wrong done to his star employee. The problem is, Ulrik would rather go about his own business, however mundane, than get involved with his ragtag colleagues again
Kitchen stories by Bent Hamer( Visual )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1950s Norway, the Home Research Institute has dispatched social researchers to study the cooking habits of bachelors. To this outrageously original premiere, director Bent Hamer adds a dash of social satire and a sprinkling of visual gags to produce an offbeat look at the human condition
Private investigator Varg Veum( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Norwegian and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on the bestselling Varg Veum novels and two collections of short stories by author Gunnar Staalesen, this modern noir Norwegian crime series is distinguished by dark humor, insightful characterization, and unremitting suspense. Varg is the old Norwegian word for wolf, and Varg Veum is one lone wolf who's become a household name to the European crime audience. He may be unconventional but he gets the job done."--IMDb
Primer by Jim Gable( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in No Linguistic content and Norwegian and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An angry young man confronts alienation, retribution, and loyalty to family in this riveting thriller
El mundo de Sofía( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in Norwegian and English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sofía comienza a recibir cartas misteriosas que le trawn preguntas filosóficas. Con la ayuda de su maestro ella aprende la historia de la filosofía, aprende a pensar y viaja por el tiempo y el espacio. También descubre que es ella la protagonista de ese cuento que su padre le ha enviado en cartas desde el destino en que la ONU lo tiene ocupado lejos de casa
Kennedy's brain : a mother's unrelenting quest for justice in the name of her son( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in German and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a novel by best-selling crime author Henning Mankell (Wallander, The Man from Beijing), this international thriller follows a mother's desperate quest to discover the truth. Globe-trotting archaeologist Louise Cantor returns home to Sweden and finds her 27-year-old son Henrik dead in his apartment. The police are ready to write it off as a suicide but as an experienced archaeologist, Louise is used to piecing together a full story from incomplete shards of evidence, and is convinced that he was murdered. Reconciling with her ex-husband Aron over the tragedy, the two embark on a dangerous search for answers. In Gothenburg, Louise learns Henrik had been working on an article about a major scandal in Africa. Traveling to Cape Town, Louise and Aron discover Henrik may have been leading a dangerous double life. In Mozambique, Louise meets Henriks ex-girlfriend and makes contact with a Swedish diplomat who has useful information. Eventually, Louise's harrowing journey takes her to a clinic outside the capital and ultimately brings her face-to-face with her son's killers, who are ready and willing to do whatever it takes to keep their secrets safe from the outside world. Featuring Mikael Nyqvist (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol), Rolf Lassgard (Wallander, Sebastian Bergman) and Bjørn Floberg (Varg Veum), Kennedy's Brain is an action-packed drama of a mother's unrelenting quest for justice in the name of her son. -- container
Todesschlaf( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Telegrafisten Telegrafist( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in Swedish and Norwegian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Telegrafist majhnega obmorskega kraja je tudi izumitelj in velik ženskar
Un chic type by Hans Petter Moland( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in Norwegian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En ganske snill mann Ein Mann von Welt( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Norwegian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ungfrúin góða og húsið( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in Icelandic and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family drama about gnawing jealousy and destructive sibling rivalry. Based on a novel by Halldór Laxness
Perros enterrados no muerden = Varg Veum, begravde hunder( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Varg Veum niega su ayuda a la política Marit Haug, quien ha recibido amenazas por su candidatura a presidenta de un partido de extrema derecha. Marit representa todo de lo que Veum está en contra y sólo cuando matan a la esposa del adversario político de Marit, decide ayudarla. Él entra en un juego de poder político nacional, donde nadie es lo que parece, y que debe seguir un rastro mortal de culpa, conspiración y corrupción
Skriften på veggen : Varg Veum( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Norwegian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Veum is no longer working as a private investigator. He's got a permanent job as a teacher, and has calmed down his life, enjoying the domestic bliss with his new girlfriend Karin. But the idyll does not last long. Veum gets a brutal meeting with the past, when his bitter enemy 'The Knife' is released from prison, determined to take revenge on those who got him convicted for the murder of the teenage girl. Soon Veum is deeply entangled is a case where he must take a tough battle with his conscience; was he himself really innocent in the girl's death? The only answer is 'The Knife,' but his mind is set on only one thing--revenge."--IMDB
Flores amargas = Varg veum, bitre blomster( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Camilla. una niña de 7 años desaparece. Su madre es Vibeke Farang, líder de un partido político conservador y esposa. Mientras la policía investiga la desaparición de la niña, Vibeke contrata al detective privado Varg Veum para localizar a su amante, el también desaparecido Karsten Aslaksen. Karsten, ingeniero jefe en una gran empresa química, es la última persona que estuvo con la niña. Veum debe actuar con discreción para no desvelar la infidelidad de su cliente y localizar a los desaparecidos. Una investigación peligrosa que lo sumerge en una conspiración criminal de orden internacional y de consecuencias mortales
La bella durmiente = Varg Veum-Tornerose( )

1 edition published in 2011 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El detective privado Varg Veum, tiene la misión de encontrar a una chica de 16 años que ha huido de su casa. La localiza ejerciendo la prostitución en un barrio de Copenhague. Cuando consigue recoger a la chica y traerla de vuelta a Bergen, recibe el encargo de investigar la desaparición del novio de la chica, Peter. Varg profundiza en el pasado de las familias, lleno de oscuros secretos y que le obliga a enfrentarse a narcotraficantes
Herman( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herman( Visual )

2 editions published between 1900 and 1990 in Norwegian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A coming-of-age story involving the eleven-year-old Herman, his red-haired friend Ruby, and the barber Tjukken
 
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Floberg, Bjorn

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