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Kundskabens træ (1981)

As a group of Danish children pass into adolescence, gradually the most popular girl becomes an outcast, for trivial reasons that she never understands.

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Worth to see if you live in Aarhus, Denmark
5 November 2002 | by (Aarhus, Denmark) – See all my reviews

Well, according to people who have more knowledge of the history of film than I this film has been of great importance to the Danish film industry. That might be right but it just doesn't do anything for me.

One of the main problems is that there are almost only kids in the main roles. Of course there has to be, it is a movie about growing up, after all. But it's a problem as most of them can't really act. It's just too sheepish. I'll have to admit that it captures the situations you experience when you're young perfectly. But it's not enough.

It is worth watching if you're living in Aarhus, Denmark, though... Kind of interesting real life locations if you know 'em :-)


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