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Den eneste ene (1999)

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When handyman Niller comes to install Sus' new kitchen one day, their immediate crush is a sweet escape from both of their problematic relationships.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Sus
Niels Olsen ...
Niller
Søs Egelind ...
Lizzie
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Sonny
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Stella
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Mulle
Lars Kaalund ...
Knud
Vanessa Gouri ...
Mgala
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Adoptionsdame / Adoption lady
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Fertilitetslæge / Fertility doctor
Jacob Thuesen ...
Par med nyt køkken / Couple with new kitchen
Lars Kjeldgård ...
Par med nyt køkken / Couple with new kitchen (as Lars Kjeldgaard)
Berrit Kvorning ...
Klinikchefen / Clinic leader
Liv Corfixen ...
Sonnys elskerinde / Sonny's mistress
Charlotte Munck ...
Kunde / Customer
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Storyline

This romantic comedy follows two couples in Copenhagen trying to settle down. Sus, who works in a beauty clinic, tries to live happily with her Italian husband. Soon after she tells him that she's pregnant she discovers that he's having an affair with one of her clients at the beauty clinic. She kicks him out of the apartment just as their new kitchen arrives. Niller, the kitchen installer, is a down-to-earth kind of guy who lives a childless, but otherwise happy life with Lizzie. They're busy preparing for a child adoption, only one event will have a huge impact on both their lives just as the newly adopted girl shows up from Burkina Fasu. At the same time Niller falls head-over-heels in love with Sus. Written by Eroka

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Hun er helt vild... bare ikke med ham.

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Comedy | Romance

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1 April 1999 (Denmark)  »

Also Known As:

The One and Only  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$6,306 (Iceland) (17 November 2000)

Gross:

$6,306 (Iceland) (17 November 2000)
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Trivia

The movie was the biggest Danish box office success of the nineties. See more »

Goofs

In the hospital, the paper sticking out of Sonny's bleeding nose jumps from right nostril to left and back again. See more »

Quotes

Mgala: [to Adoptionsdame] Fuck!
Knud: [to Adoptionsdame] Err - the... African means "Hello".
Adoptionsdame: [to Mgala] Well... fuck, fuck then.
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Written by Jesper Winge Leisner
Performed by Debbie Cameron
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I had no idea!
13 November 2002 | by (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Will the wonders never cease? First Denmark introduces a long line of Dogme films, many of them better than anything out of Hollywood, and now they have developed a talent for romantic comedies as well? If someone had told me 10 years ago that this would happen, I wouldn't have believed them.

This is a wonderfully warm and funny movie. It's great to see Niels Olsen in this type of role, not playing his usual wacky roles but instead a romantic lead - yet another surprise. And what can I say about Paprika Steen - she's fast becoming one of my favourite actresses, Danish or otherwise. What a comedic talent!

I recommend this movie to anyone who doesn't mind subtitles - comedy is a language in itself.


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