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Orion's Belt (1985)

Orions belte (original title)
A group of seamen from Norway find a Soviet listening station and they become targets for both America and Russia. Another cold war takes place.

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Richard Harris, Jon Michelet (novel)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Helge Jordal Helge Jordal ... Tom Jansen
Sverre Anker Ousdal ... Lars
Hans Ola Sørlie Hans Ola Sørlie ... Sverre
Kjersti Holmen Kjersti Holmen ... Eva Gjelseth
Vidar Sandem Vidar Sandem ... Helge
Nils Johnson Nils Johnson ... Erik
Jon Eikemo Jon Eikemo ... Bache, Governor of Svalbard
Johan Sverre Johan Sverre ... Myhre
Jan Hårstad ... Tveten
Holger Vistisen Holger Vistisen ... Morken
Erik Øksnes Erik Øksnes ... Sørensen
Bjørg Telstad Bjørg Telstad ... Mai
John Ausland John Ausland ... American Colonel (as John Ousland)
Jarl E. Goli Jarl E. Goli ... Sergeant
Tor Stokke Tor Stokke ... Justice Minister
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A group of seamen from Norway find a Soviet listening station and they become targets for both America and Russia. Another cold war takes place.

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Live to tell the truth. See more »

Genres:

Action | Thriller

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Trivia

The whole film was filmed twice shot-for-shot so there was one version in Norwegian and one in English. The English version is two minutes shorter than the Norwegian. See more »

Goofs

The Soviet helicopters are American issued UH-1 Huey helicopters. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Edle dråper (2002) See more »

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Kept me on the edge of my seat!
18 September 2006 | by Fletch06See all my reviews

I loved this movie.My mother picked it up at random at a yard sale.Lucky me! The scenery was beautiful.That was my favorite part of the film. I want to go to Norway now. The story isn't exceptionally special, but very interesting.After a somewhat slow start, it keeps a fast pace right up until the last minute. Also, the "slow start" wasn't boring at all, in my opinion.It did have a "TV Movie" feel to it.There isn't terrific acting or special effects, just solid all-around entertainment.The acting was good enough. It was one of those movies where I was disappointed to see it end. I would recommend this to anyone who is interested in the arctic circle.


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Country:

Norway

Language:

Norwegian | English

Release Date:

9 October 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Orionin vyöhyke See more »

Filming Locations:

Kjøllefjord, Norway See more »

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Production Co:

Filmeffekt AS See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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