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by Thomas Robsahm


Based on Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson's "The Fisherman's Daughter", the story is set around 1860 and centres on the fatherless and fearless young Petra. She suddenly finds herself engaged to no less than three of her home town's most eligible young men, and Petra is having to escape.

international title: The Greatest Thing
original title: Det største i verden
country: Norway, Denmark
sales agent: Nordisk Film International Sales
year: 2001
genre: fiction
directed by: Thomas Robsahm
film run: 110'
release date: NO 31/08/2001
screenplay: Siri Senje
cast: Herborg Kråkevik, Kirsti Stubø, Jesper Langberg, Thomas Hanzon, Mads Ousdal, Henrik Mestad
cinematography by: Gaute Gunnari
film editing: Helge Billing
art director: Karl Juliusson
costumes designer: Karen Fabritius Gram
music: Trond Bjerknæs
producer: Tom Remlov
production: Norsk Filmstudio AS, Speranza Film, NRK - Norsk Rikskringkasting, Nordisk Film
distributor: Columbia Tristar Nordisk Film Distributors AS

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