This gritty crime drama is a poignant tale of a family that failed and follows two brothers - violent drug criminals.

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Anders W. Berthelsen ...
Janus
Michael Muller ...
Jakob
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Lasse
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Eva
Birthe Neumann ...
Jakob and Lasse's mother
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Kaj
Edith Thrane ...
Mrs. Eriksen
Helle Dolleris ...
Irene
Susanne Birkemose Kongsgaard ...
Minna
Karsten Belsnæs ...
Kenneth
Preben Raunsbjerg ...
Johnny
Rene Johnsen ...
Member of Lasse's gang
Allan Johansen ...
Member of Lasse's gang
Peter Hellemann Jørgensen ...
Member of Lasse's gang
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Carsten
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This gritty crime drama is a poignant tale of a family that failed and follows two brothers - violent drug criminals.

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Quite interesting indeed...
26 March 2001 | by (Sonderborg, Denmark) – See all my reviews

I did find this movie quite interesting indeed. The special way of simply telling a story about other people was something that I did like. I guess this is the kind of film you ether hate or love. The music (not speed metal AT ALL) fits the story which is intensified by the use of the color filters. Sit back and relax and take this film for what it is: A Film...


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