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

R  |   |  Romance, Comedy, Drama  |  12 March 1999 (Denmark)
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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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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 mentally disabled 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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$27,530 (USA) (25 February 2000)


$585,016 (USA) (9 June 2000)

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1.66 : 1
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Dogme 95 films are at their best in the story.
17 April 2004 | by (Yonkers, NY) – See all my reviews

Mifune starts off a little slow and at first you are really not sure where it is going. Thankfully this does not last for long. The characters have many dimenions and the viewer quickly cares and grows more curiousity towards the characters. Yes, many of the Dogme 95 guildlines are in this film however (must like Festen... another fabulous film) it is the story that makes this such a great film.

All characters in this film are completly different from eachother. The dialouge itself is not what makes this film great, it's the story of all these people combined.

Dogme films often show things that an American audience may have a hard time dealing with. If seeing something and learning from something that Americans can hide from is something that holds an interest than I highly recommend this film.

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