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Shake It (2001)
"En kort en lang" (original title)

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Jacob is a young man used to getting everything he wants. For several years, he has been living in a happy homosexual partnership with Jørgen, and one night Jacob decides to pop the big ... See full summary »

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Jacob
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Jørgen
Charlotte Munck ...
Caroline
Jesper Lohmann ...
Tom
Oskar Walsøe ...
Oskar
Peter Frödin ...
Frederik
Nikolaj Steen ...
Mads
Ditte Gråbøl ...
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Adrian
Henning Jensen ...
Palle
Pernille Højmark ...
Ellen
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Anne
Ghita Nørby ...
Bine
Thomas Winding ...
Hans Henrik
Klaus Bondam ...
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Jacob is a young man used to getting everything he wants. For several years, he has been living in a happy homosexual partnership with Jørgen, and one night Jacob decides to pop the big question to Jørgen. Jørgen happily accepts Jacobs marriage proposal, but then something happens: Jacob falls in love with a girl, and not just any girl. The girl is Caroline, married to Jørgens younger brother Tom. Jacob's life suddenly gets very complicated, trying to figure out whether he wants to spend his life with Jørgen or Caroline. Most of all, he wants both! When Caroline gets pregnant with Jacob, matters are even more complicated. Written by Frustrator

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Shake Your Heart  »

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The person Sørmand who Frederik talks about all the time is finally revealed in the photos during the end credits. It turns out to be the real-life TV host Søren Kaster who among other things was the first host of the Danish version of "Jeopardy!". See more »

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Bad Boy
Written by Jakob Illeborg, Anders Christensen, Nikolaj Torp Larsen, Rune Funch and Kristoffer Sonne
Performed by Circus
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The cinema's first closeted heterosexual?
18 April 2003 | by (NYC/FL) – See all my reviews

Jørgen & Jacob are a happy gay couple living in Denmark. On the night of Jacob's birthday party Jørgen proposes marriage and Jacob accepts only to find that he's fallen in love with Caroline, Jørgen's sister-in-law. While the hetero couple try gallantly to deny the attraction, its there and it quickly leads to all manner of complications.


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