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Denmark, 1961. Bjørn, a middle-class boy in his early teens, wants to be accepted by Steen, a bullying peer of his with wealthy but freezingly cold parents. Bjørn's other good friend is ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Bjørn
Peter Reichhardt ...
Morten Hoff ...
Mulle
Lone Lindorff ...
Bjørn's mother
...
Mulle's father
Arne Hansen ...
Bjørn's father
Solbjørg Højfeldt ...
Steen's mother
Ulrikke Bondo ...
Kirsten (as Rikke Bondo)
Søren Frølund ...
Teacher 'Kaalormen'
Thomas Nielsen ...
Henning
Mette Knudsen ...
Pige i købmandsforretning
Willy Jacobsen ...
Bjørn's Grandfather
Bent Raahauge Jørgensen ...
Steen's father (as Bent Raahauge)
Helen Svanholm ...
(as Helen Svanholt)
Elga Olga Svendsen ...
Bjørn's grandmother (as Elga Olga)
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Denmark, 1961. Bjørn, a middle-class boy in his early teens, wants to be accepted by Steen, a bullying peer of his with wealthy but freezingly cold parents. Bjørn's other good friend is Mulle, a cheerful and more childish working-class boy. All three seem friends at first, but gradually Steen starts pushing Mulle away while pulling the impressionable Bjørn with him towards more and more tragic violent behavior, fueled by frustration over his loveless home life. Written by Markku Kuoppamäki

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En film der begynder som en hemmelig hvisken, og ender i et skrig (A film that begins as a secret whisper, and ends in a scream)

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4 March 1983 (Denmark)  »

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Waiter on ferry: You haven't even got hair on your dick.
Steen: No, but I have hair in my ass.
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Referenced in Gintberg på kanten: Australien (2016) See more »

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is this the movie ?
24 May 2007 | by See all my reviews

once i saw a movie, but i never knew the title of it, and i wanna know if it is Zappa Can u tell me if this is the movie with this scene: ? . . . . a kid/ teenager is at the home of his friend, and the other one is showing him the fish he has in a tank fish, then he leaves the room, and when he comes back he notices his friend killed his fish and they start fighting, and one of them kills the other with a wrench or something. ? . . . . thanks the movie was about violence and i don't really remember what else, i guess there was another scene where a kid goes home and its someone birthday and he hugs his little brother. i hope u can help me to find the movie,


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