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Mørkeleg (1996)

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As four friends set up a game of murder in an abandoned house, a real-life murderer approaches to up the stakes of the game.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Line Kruse ...
Tine
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Tim (as Christian Grønwall)
Mari-Anne Jespersen ...
Alexandra
Karl Bille ...
Jonas
Dick Kaysø ...
Walther Lund
Peter Rygaard ...
Mogens Ebbesen
Waage Sandø ...
Niels Willumsen
Birthe Neumann ...
Else Willumsen
Robert Reinhold ...
Sjokke
Claus Strandberg ...
Ludvigsen
Lise Schrøder ...
Bartender
Paul Hüttel ...
Politilæge
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Vagthavende
Benny Hansen ...
Parkbetjent
Laura Drasbæk ...
Maibritt
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Four high school friends meet up in an abandoned house to play 'Backstabbed', a game of murder with headphones and plastic weapons. Meanwhile, a serial killer is leaving a trail of blood on his way to the house, and soon the game of murder becomes much more than make-believe. Written by Peter Brandt Nielsen

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Dræb dine venner før de dræber dig (Kill your friends before they kill you)

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6 September 1996 (Denmark)  »

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Alexandra: [while talking behind her back, Alexandra all of a sudden appears in front of Tim, giving him a big scare] Did I scare you?
Tim: No I usually shit my pants this time of the evening
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Der Vogelfänger bin ich ja
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from the opera "Die Zauberflöte"
Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
libretto by Emanuel Schikaneder
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nice try for a second movie but fails in some ways
16 January 2011 | by (Midian) – See all my reviews

It was Martin Schmidt's second attempt to make a flick that would put him on the map. Sadly it failed a bit due I think that there wasn't really a budget. There aren't any effects used except for the slicing of one throat. Don't worry, there are more people dying but it isn't bloody or really gory. The killer itself do bleeds at the end but it's one of the easiest tricks to do. The story itself is okay and he even tries to mislead you by showing some weirdo who the viewer will think that he is the killer. The problem I had was that some scene's are way too long. For example, when one survivor is being hunted down by the killer it goes on and on, they are trying to put in some jump scene's but for me it was more of a bore scene. There had to be more killings or whatsoever to make it suspenseful. But again, it's made 16 years ago and there wasn't really a hype surrounding internet. Look what they did afterwards, pinhead in cyberspace or other flicks about deadly games (feardotcom). It surely isn't a whodunit but it's easy to see that it could just be a leaving examination made for some art school.


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