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Movie Trailer



There is a trailer for the Sophie's World movie on Youtube.com. This Norwegian film was made in 1999 and has captions in many different languages. Although most of the trailer is not in English, anyone who is interested in sneaking a peek can go here: Sofie's Verden (Sophie's World) - Movie Trailer We highly recommend that you read the novel first, before you ruin the experience with the movie!

Gaarder, Jostein. Sophie's World. New York: Berkley, 1996.

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