Two stories for the price of one: Lenny works in a video shop and tries to get aquainted with the waitress Lea. Leo beats his pregnant wife, Louise, which is a VERY bad idea, as her brother, Louis, is a violent racist.
Nicolas Winding Refn
Rikke Louise Andersson
A young man who was sentenced to seven years in prison for robbing a post office ends up spending three decades in solitary confinement. During this time, his own personality is supplanted by his alter-ego, Charles Bronson.
Julian, a drug-smuggler thriving in Bangkok's criminal underworld, sees his life get even more complicated when his mother compels him to find and kill whoever is responsible for his brother's recent death.
Nicolas Winding Refn
Kristin Scott Thomas,
Svend and Bjarne work for a butcher in a small Danish town. Fed up with their boss' arrogance, they decide to start their own butcher shop. After dismal beginnings, an unfortunate accident ... See full summary »
Anders Thomas Jensen
Nikolaj Lie Kaas,
Four small-time gangsters from Copenhagen trick a gangster boss: they take over 4,000,000 kroner which they were supposed to bring him. Trying to escape to Barcelona they are forced to stop... See full summary »
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>
In a famous TV-interview with Nicolas Winding Refn and Kim Bodnia a reporter asked about research to make the film so realistic, the one thing the Winding Refn and Bodnia had asked them not to ask about. The interview thus became very awkward. The interview appears on some DVDs. See more »
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 »
With the police about to spring, the buying, selling and dealing in drugs (cocaine and the like) is an extremely dangerous business. Profits can be enormous...providing of course that the buyers don't lag in their payments and that the dealer is sure of the quality of the drugs he has on offer...it must be the genuine article, not talcum or bicarbonate of soda!
This is the tragic story of Frank, a pusher of drugs (Kim Bodnia) who finds himself in terrible debt due to the fact that the drug money due to him is not forthcoming. Desperate situations require desperate remedies. Much of the film is devoted to Frank's frustrating efforts to get the money. He feels he is trapped in a dangerous situation. He goes on a rampage. Frank has a terrible temper. When angered he is quick to retaliate with his gun. There is much bloodshed in this film, but the drama of the situations holds you and sweeps you along to the next confronting situation.
There is more and more killing as Frank pursues his debtors in his murderous attempt to collect the money owing to him so that he in turn will be able to pay for the drugs he acquired as the middle man.
Be advised that this film is not for the squeamish, but if you like to watch a good drama about a man caught in a series of tragic events, go ahead . Kim Bodnia as that man Frank will hold you spellbound.
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