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Wayfarers (film)

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Directed byOla Solum
Written byHans Lindgren
Lars Saabye Christensen
Ola Solum
Based onWayfarers by Knut Hamsun
Produced byGunnar Svensrud
Peter Bøe
(production manager)
StarringTrond Peter Stamsø Munch
Marika Lagercrantz
Helge Jordal
CinematographyHarald Paalgard
Edited byYngve Refseth
Music byHenning Sommerro
Distributed byNorsk Film
Release date
  • August 17, 1989 (1989-08-17)
Running time
138 minutes

Wayfarers (Norwegian: Landstrykere) is a 1989 Norwegian feature film directed by Ola Solum.[1][2][3] The screenplay was written by Hans Lindgren, Lars Saabye Christensen, and Solum.[3] It is based on the 1927 novel Wayfarers by Knut Hamsun.[3] The film depicts Nordland during the transition between the era of the "privileged traders" and modernity in the 1860s.

The film was released on DVD in 2009.



  1. ^ Iversen, Gunnar. 1998. Norway. In: Tytti Soila et al. Nordic National Cinemas, pp. 97–134. London: Routledge, p. 133.
  2. ^ Cowie, Peter. 1992. Cinema Des Pays Nordiques. English: A Survey of the Films and Film-Makers of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. London: Tantivy Press, p. 97.
  3. ^ a b c Norsk filmografi: Landstrykere

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