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The Biggest Heroes (1996)
"De største helte" (original title)

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The bank robbers Karsten and Peter are on the run in Sweden. With them is one of their teenage daughter.

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Louise
Bjarne Henriksen ...
Allan
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Pernille
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Eva
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Jytte Grathwohl ...
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Kassedame
Allan Svensson ...
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Lars Engström ...
Hotelejer
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The two medicated low-lifes Carsten and Peter are long time partners, an old flame of Peter's turns up to tell him that he has a twelve year old daughter, whom he should present himself to. Her adoptive father is a mean bastard, and incestive undertones lies in the relationship between the two. The daughter escapes from her adoptive father, turns up at Peter's place, and Carsten, Peter, and the daughter escapes to Sweden. Written by Guggi Kofod <guggi@fys.ku.dk>

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Classic road-move, scandinavian style
5 July 1999 | by (Copenhagen, Denmark) – See all my reviews

It's all there: Two classic anti-hero buddies, a headlong chase through beautiful swedish scenery, guns, violence, sex, and a Butch Cassidy / sundance Kid - style finale.

Add a touch of surrealism and some distinctly danish humour, and you've got this excellent road-movie.


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