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A young boy in a nameless, timeless American town establishes a gang of youthful misfits united in their love of guns and their code of honor.

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DEAR WENDY is a story about the young loner Dick who lives in the poor mining town of Estherslope. When he happens upon a small handgun one day, he finds himself strangely drawn to it, despite his fervent pacifist views. Together with his newfound partner he soon convinces the other young outcasts in the town to join him in a secret club he calls The Dandies. A club based on the principals of pacifism and guns. Despite their firm belief in the most important Dandy rule of all - never draw your weapons - they soon find themselves in a predicament where they realise that rules are made to be broken. Written by Distributionsselskabet

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DKK 50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$8,222 (USA) (23 September 2005)

Gross:

$23,106 (USA) (3 March 2006)
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Both director Thomas Vinterberg and screenwriter Lars von Trier state that there is no hidden meaning or message against weapons in the film, and that the story is not meant as a political allegory against guns or America. See more »

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[Huey has just shot Marshall Walker in the head]
Huey: Officer d-d-down, I'm afraid!
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References Full Metal Jacket (1987) See more »

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Home in Tennessee
Written by Martin Laight & John Weekes
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my life as a pacifist will never the same
11 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

once in a life time, a movie comes along that makes you sob so unevenly that you have a slight attack of asthma. this movie is not one of them. however, this movie has so many high points that i completely glad i did not break down because otherwise i wouldn't have seen its amazing conclusion i loved its self contained setting, its amazing soundtrack (provided by The Zombies), and most of all its amazing philosophy. i, too, am a pacifist and now i, too, really want a gun. i think that i would buy a German war pistol and i would name it Edgar. This movie was a-a-a-a-a-a-a-a-a-awesome! I seriously recommend taking a short amount of time out of your day to watch it.


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