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Midt om natten (1984)

Benny (Kim Larsen) and Arnold (Erik Clausen) are homeless and along with others living on Nørrebro in Copenhagen. The police is set to clear the building they liv in, but while cleaning the... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kim Larsen ...
Erik Clausen ...
Birgitte Raaberg ...
Susan Himmelblå
Holger Boland ...
Tusindfryd
Buster Larsen ...
Frits Helmuth ...
J.O. Kurtzen
Poul Bundgaard ...
Buhmand
Flemming Sørensen ...
Tuxen
Judy Gringer ...
Rita
Ove Sprogøe ...
Susans far
Ellen Winther Lembourn ...
Gerda
Allan Olsen ...
Spacey
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Nalle
Henning Sprogøe ...
Knold
Lea Risum Brøgger ...
Oda
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Benny (Kim Larsen) and Arnold (Erik Clausen) are homeless and along with others living on Nørrebro in Copenhagen. The police is set to clear the building they liv in, but while cleaning the House, Spacy (Allan Olsen) takes the jump from 5th floor. After beeing released from the police and hospital, Benny knows where to find Arnold. The old factory, where they played as children. The factory is now closed and is that a fresh benning? Can the girl Susan perhaps straighten them and make them take the right path? To survive they take on moonshine work. But are the locals happy with that? And what about the politician Kaj Buhmann (Poul Bundgaard) is he satisfied that "Haveje" is making there own society? The movie contains classical songs from Kim Larsen. Written by Jens Christian Pedersen

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9 March 1984 (Denmark)  »

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In the Middle of the Night  »

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Erik Ballings last movie. See more »

Quotes

Arnold: Er den noget værd?
Charles, the scrap dealer: Det sku' jeg mene!
Arnold: Ka' den overhovedet køre?
Charles, the scrap dealer: Godt nok til jazz!
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Tik Tak
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Music by Kim Larsen
Lyrics by Kim Larsen
Performed by Kim Larsen
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Great entertainment.
22 February 2001 | by See all my reviews

Marking veteran director Erik Balling's retirement from directing, this old-fashioned, but thoroughly entertaining film, tells the story of two lifelong friends moving into a free-spirited society (obviously inspired by Christiania, the authentic free commune in downtown Copenhagen). Kim Larsen and Erik Clausen both give appealing performances, and despite occasional bursts of violence and unexpected drama, film has an overall innocuous feel to it. Because of an overabundant use of stereotypes in the supporting characters, the film has dated a bit (it was made in 1984), but still hasn't lost its appeal. Raabjerg is very good as the girl who gets between them. Based on Larsen's hit record, released as the soundtrack.


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