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Mifune (1999)
"Mifunes sidste sang" (original title)

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Kresten has moved from his parents farm on a small Danish island to Copenhagen in order to pursue his working career. When his father dies he has to move back to the farm, where nothing ... See full summary »

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Liva Psilander
Anders W. Berthelsen ...
Kresten
Jesper Asholt ...
Rud
Emil Tarding ...
Bjarke Psilander
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Gerner
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Claire
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Pernille
Mette Bratlann ...
Nina
Susanne Storm ...
Hanne
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Lykke
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Bibbi
Søren Fauli ...
Stemmen (voice)
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Palle Alfons
Kjeld Nørgaard ...
Claires far (as Keld Nørgaard)
Kirsten Vaupel ...
Claires mor
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Storyline

Kresten has moved from his parents farm on a small Danish island to Copenhagen in order to pursue his working career. When his father dies he has to move back to the farm, where nothing much has happened since he left. He places an add in the local newspaper to get help running the farm and taking care of his retarded brother. The whore Liva, who is running away from annoying telephone calls, answers it. But running away from your past isn't easy. Written by Allan Simonsen

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Rated R for strong sexuality and language, and for some violence | See all certifications »
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12 March 1999 (Denmark)  »

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Opening Weekend:

$27,530 (USA) (25 February 2000)

Gross:

$585,016 (USA) (9 June 2000)
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This is the third film to be made according to the Dogme 95 rules. See more »

Quotes

Liva Psilander: Livet er en lang lort, som man skal tage en kæmpe bid af hver dag!
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Nocturne No 9 Opus 2
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My favorite movie
9 October 2006 | by (Belarus) – See all my reviews

Very emotional and romantic movie. Real love story, not a Cinderella fairy tale.

MSS is about small town people. The main hero has moved to the big city, succeeded in business and had married "the right" woman. But within a day he is forced to come back to his old house, to his ill-minded brother, to the problems and life of different scale. To the old samurai Toshiro Mifune, who lives in the cellar. But there he finally realizes how people from there are dear for him.

The main idea is "the life is not just roses, we have to overcome difficulties and always stay human to each other".

Lively actors performance and light atmosphere together with an exciting story make this movie a must-watch.


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