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Ernst & lyset (1996)

Not Rated | | Short, Comedy | 30 September 2012 (Germany)
The businessman Ernst has just landed in the airport and is on his way home to his wife. Its raining heavy outside and therefore he takes a hitchhiker with him. They start a conversation ... See full summary »

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The businessman Ernst has just landed in the airport and is on his way home to his wife. Its raining heavy outside and therefore he takes a hitchhiker with him. They start a conversation about the value of life and soon it becomes evident to the spectators that the hitchhiker is Jesus Christ, but Ernst is in too much of a rush to go back to his wife to notice. Written by Uffe Ring-Petersen <uffe.ring-petersen@eb.dk>

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Ernst e a Luz  »

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Sh-Boom (Life Could Be a Dream)
Written by James Keyes, Claude Feaster, Carl Feaster, Floyd McRae and James Edwards
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The Second (misplaced) Coming
30 January 2001 | by (Copenhagen) – See all my reviews

Jesus himself has returned to earth, to save the sinners. He has brought a list of people who is to be recruited for this new revolution. However, the first on his list, is not easily convinced of his divine nature...

This film is not only intelligent, it is also written with lots of wit and thoughtfulness. It shows a society which is in fact blinded by its technological superiority.

Anders Thomas Jensen truly turns everything he touches into gold. If you don´t believe me, watch "Dogme 1 - Festen" (UK/US title: "The Celebration")


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