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Pusher (1996)

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A drug pusher grows increasingly desperate after a botched deal leaves him with a large debt to a ruthless drug lord.

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Laura Drasbæk ...
Vic
Slavko Labovic ...
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Hasse
Vanja Bajicic ...
Branko
Lisbeth Rasmussen ...
Rita
Levino Jensen ...
Mike
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Junkie
Lars Bom ...
Uro'er
Michael Hasselflug ...
Uro'er
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Brian (as Jang Go Star)
Jesper Lohmann ...
Mikkel
Steen Fridberg ...
Lasse
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Storyline

Frank is a drug pusher on the roll until he makes a huge deal with dope that he hasn't paid for and he gets busted by the police. He manages to dump the dope in a nearby lake but he owes his supplier a lot of money (not a nice guy to owe money to). Now we follow Frank in his quest to raise money in the underworld of Copenhagen. Written by S. Lasborg <Lasborg@dk-online.dk>

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30 August 1996 (Denmark)  »

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Budget:

DKK 6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,656 (USA) (7 May 1999)

Gross:

$4,440 (USA) (14 May 1999)
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Ranked #16 in FHM's (DK) "100 Best Male Movies Ever" (7 October 2004 issue). See more »

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When Frank enters the room and sits down next to sleeping Vic, he grabs her left leg and shakes it, but in the following shot, he drops her right leg. See more »

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A different one...
25 December 1998 | by (Randers, Denmark) – See all my reviews

Pusher is a movie you either love or hate. I'm among those who love it. I especially like the fast cuts between scenes, the camera movements and that the foreign language in the movie hasn't been translated. That gives you a feeling of being there... you're able to feel how the main character must feel in the situations where he's surrounded by the drug dealers. He can't understand what they're saying and must rely on his intuition and their body language - and so is the viewer!

The movie is rather brutal, but it seems natural when you're watching it. It's a different movie, but it has a story to tell and it succeeds. And then there's the end.... an open ending, but somehow you know that Frank doesn't really have many oportunities. You feel sympathy for Frank even though he's actually a criminal.


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