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In China They Eat Dogs (1999)
"I Kina spiser de hunde" (original title)

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Two brothers, one cold and ruthless, the other sensitive and reluctant, and their brutal misadventures.

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Tomas Villum Jensen ...
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Peter Gantzler ...
Franz
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Hanne
Line Kruse ...
Astrid
Brian Patterson ...
Vuk
Søren Sætter-Lassen ...
Henning (as Søren Sætter Lassen)
Lester Wiese ...
Richard
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Lasse Lunderskov ...
Jørgen
Preben Harris ...
Slavko Labovic ...
Zarko Labovic ...
Onkel (Uncle)
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Arvid is a regular bank clerk, whose life changes radically when he knocks out the bank robber Franz with his squash racket. A few days later Franz's wife visits him lamenting that she needed the swag for an IVF. To obtain the money Arvid and his criminal brother Harald plan a thievery, which ends bloodily and drags them into real trouble. Written by Moritz Muehlenhoff <jmm@inutil.org>

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10 September 1999 (Denmark)  »

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$1,520,625 (Denmark) (24 December 1999)
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When Harald and Arvid are in the car, the rear door on Harald's side switches from being locked to being unlocked a couple of times. See more »

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Martin: What the fuck do we know? We are only chefs
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Cult? the 10th anniversary
27 August 2009 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

I was wondering why this movie just got a 7.something - saw the very first comments on this and got kind of angry. What the heck went wrong with you guys? Why need to compare this masterpiece by a boring Tarantino? Seems the director got some jealous friends. But never-mind, its nearly 10 years ago.

The Main-characters: Arvid, Harald, Vuk and the cooks went out to make danish movies famous, and thats what just happened: Im going to watch them all.

Take it as it comes: this movie is simply a must - great cast and an awesome dirty story. This one belongs into the the all-time 250 hall.

First time you'll laugh, second time you'll explore all the fine acting, finally and third time, you'll become jealous about killing a rock'n roll-band. Who has never dreamed about it ;)


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