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At kende sandheden (2002)

A portrait of a famous Danish brainsurgeon, Richard malmros. The son of the surgeon, Danish moviemaker Niels malmros tells the story of his father.

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Søren Sejersen ...
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Heine Petersen ...
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Richard Malmros
Anne Voigt Christiansen ...
Operationssygeplejerske 1
Nynne Karen Nørlund ...
Karls mor
Ole Jacobsen ...
Karls far
Michael Asmussen ...
Frank Riber som ung
Daniel Hagedorn ...
Karl
Lone Roesgaard ...
Operationssygeplejerske 2
Marianne Hager ...
Operationssygeplejerske 3
Sarah K. Øtrup ...
Operationssygeplejerske 4
Peter Schrøder ...
Knoblau
Thomas Bendixen ...
Muldvarpen
Bent Nielsen ...
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Torben Vestergaard ...
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A portrait of a famous Danish brainsurgeon, Richard malmros. The son of the surgeon, Danish moviemaker Niels malmros tells the story of his father.

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25 October 2002 (Denmark)  »

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Facing the Truth  »

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Director Nils Malmros, a surgeon, performed all the operations in this movie himself. Prior to making this movie he worked as an assistant surgeon at the neuro-surgical department once headed by his father to maintain his skills as a surgeon as well as to research for this movie. See more »

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Referenced in Far & søn: Portræt af Malmros (2002) See more »

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Dengang jeg drog afsted
Written by Emil C. Hornemann
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A masterpiece
22 October 2002 | by (Varde, Denmark) – See all my reviews

I have just returned from the cinema. A marvelous movie. I have yet to convince myself that this is Nils Malmros' best movie (which I probably will soon), but it certainly is the best and most convincing cinematography ever to come off the hands of a Danish photographer (Jan Weincke).

Truth as we know it - that is, for us who have to get it from the newspapers

  • is subtly questioned as are the motives that make men tick. Spiced with


excruciatingly realistic brain surgery scenes, performed by Nils Malmros himself, by the way, this movie is thrilling as well as moving. Do not miss this masterpiece.


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