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Floberg, Bjørn 1947-

Overview
Works: 80 works in 138 publications in 9 languages and 2,454 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bjørn Floberg
Insomnia by Christopher Nolan( Visual )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disgraced Swedish detective Jonas Engström travels to Northern Norway to solve a brutal murder. Unable to sleep through the night of the midnight sun, Engström quickly loses his grip on the case and his mind
Salmer fra kjøkkenet ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Norwegian and held by 569 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 ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 486 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 )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Norwegian and held by 361 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
Private investigator Varg Veum ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in Norwegian and held by 61 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
Kitchen stories by Bent Hamer( Visual )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1950s Norway, the Home Research Institute has dispatched social researchers to study the cooking habits of bachelors. To this outrageous original premise, add a dash of social satire and a sprinkling of visual gags and you have an offbeat look at the human condition
Uno ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in No Linguistic content and Norwegian and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An angry young man confronts alienation, retribution, and loyalty to family in this riveting thriller
A somewhat gentle man by Stellan Skarsgaard( Visual )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 15 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
El mundo de Sofía ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The protagonists are Sophie Amundsen, a 14-year-old girl, and Alberto Knox, her philosophy teacher. The film chronicles their metaphysical relationship as they study Western philosophy from its beginnings to the present
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 6 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
Un chic type by Hans Petter Moland( Visual )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in Norwegian and Danish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Herman ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1900 and 2005 in Spanish and Norwegian and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A coming-of-age story involving the eleven-year-old Herman, his red-haired friend Ruby, and the barber Tjukken
Kitchen stories Histoires de cusine ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 4 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
Todesschlaf ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in German 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 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kitchen stories ( )
1 edition published in 2011 in Norwegian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A somewhat gentle man A somewhat gentle man ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in Norwegian and held by 3 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
La Nouvelle vie de Monsieur Horten by Bent Hamer( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in Norwegian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cheminot norvégien, Odd Horten parcourt la même ligne de fer depuis si longtemps quil a fini par sinstaller dans une routine confortable. Mais, après 40 années de loyaux services, lheure de la retraite a sonné. Sa vie solitaire et bien rangée est dès lors bouleversée par plusieurs questions dérangeantes : aura-t-il un jour loccasion de prendre lavion ? Finira-t-il par vendre son bateau auquel il tient tant ? Comment sest-il retrouvé en chaussures rouges à hauts talons ? Survivra-t-il à une virée nocturne avec un type aux yeux bandés au volant ? La seule certitude, cest que Horten va au devant daventures hors du commun et de rencontres insolites. Quitte à trouver sur sa route un nouveau chien et une femme aimée jadis
Telegrafisten Telegrafist ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in Swedish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Telegrafist majhnega obmorskega kraja je tudi izumitelj in velik ženskar
Telegrafisten en forførende komedie ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in Norwegian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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