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Leo and Louise are a young couple living together in Copenhagen. Leo often goes out with his friends while Louise usually stays home. But when Louise tells Leo she's pregnant, a spark is ... See full summary »

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Leo
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Lenny
Rikke Louise Andersson ...
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Lea
Levino Jensen ...
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Kitjo
Claus Flygare ...
Joe
Ole Abildgaard ...
Videobutik Kunde
Gordana Radosavljevic ...
Mika
Marko Zecewic ...
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Dusan Zecewic ...
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John Barimani ...
Kioskejer
Ramadan Huseini ...
Ven i Kiosk
Karsten Schrøder ...
Røde
Sven Erik Eskeland Larsen ...
Svend
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Leo and Louise are a young couple living together in Copenhagen. Leo often goes out with his friends while Louise usually stays home. But when Louise tells Leo she's pregnant, a spark is ignited and Leo begins to become cold and distant. His anger and self-hatred finally erupt into violence against Louise. Written by Anonymous

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Kim Bodnia (playing Leo), Mads Mikkelsen (playing Lenny), Zlatko Buric (playing Kitjo), Levino Jensen (playing Louis) also played in the Pusher (1996) movies, also directed by Nicolas Winding Refn. See more »

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Leo: What did you talk about?
Lenny: About films, I think...
Leo: About films?
Lenny: Yes...
Leo: So you did not talk at all?
Lenny: Yes, we did.
Leo: No, you talked about film. You have not talked at all. It's not normal. Did you fuck her? You have not fucked her. You have not touched her. Is that the way you see girls? That you talk to them, and then you don't fuck. them? That's not normal.
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Fantastic and real
27 May 2004 | by (London) – See all my reviews

A complete surprise. Had no idea what I was getting into. As fine as anything by Scorcese, with some similarities to Taxi Driver. An enormous breath of fresh air compared to the awful Hollywood machine. The scenes are real, intense, sometimes violent, always moving. Geniune. This film maker is the real thing. The acting is impeccable. I personally don't care much for symbolism, meta-cinema or the like, but instead prefer a real and dramatic experience. This movie provides all of the above--and that is a rare treat. Someone compared this to Kubrick--there is some of that but what is really different here is the emotion. Kubrick is always (or almost always) dry, sterile, unemotional, stiff. Bleeder is moving--it even at times has some of the emotionalism of a melodrama, but it always remains a drama.


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