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The Green Butchers (2003)

De grønne slagtere (original title)
Svend and Bjarne work for a butcher in a small Danish town. Fed up with their boss' arrogance, they decide to start their own butcher shop. After dismal beginnings, an unfortunate accident ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Bjarne / Eigil
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Line Kruse ...
Astrid
Ole Thestrup ...
Holger
Bodil Jørgensen ...
Tina
Aksel Erhardtsen ...
Pastor Villumsen (as Aksel Erhardsen)
Lily Weiding ...
Fru Juhl
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Hus Hans
Camilla Bendix ...
Beate
Elsebeth Steentoft ...
Ingrid Grith
Kjeld Nørgaard ...
Leif Larsen (as Keld Nørgaard)
Peter Reichhardt ...
Levnedsmiddelkontrollen
Kristian Halken ...
Levnedsmiddelkontrollen
Lars Ranthe ...
Levnedsmiddelkontrollen
Mikkel Vadsholt ...
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Storyline

Svend and Bjarne work for a butcher in a small Danish town. Fed up with their boss' arrogance, they decide to start their own butcher shop. After dismal beginnings, an unfortunate accident happens which coincides with a large order of meat. One hasty decision leads to another and soon the business thrives. In the meantime, Bjarne has to deal with his twin brother who has been in coma for years following a gruesome car accident. Written by Piotr Zembrowski

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Rated R for language, disturbing images and drug use | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

21 March 2003 (Denmark)  »

Also Known As:

Les bouchers verts  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$2,483 (USA) (10 December 2004)

Gross:

$2,483 (USA) (10 December 2004)
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2.35 : 1
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Quotes

Holger: [about sausages] I don't know if you can think of any greater humiliation than to be stuffed in your own arse.
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Connections

Featured in De grønne slagtere - en virkelig god marinade (2003) See more »

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Alene med en yndig pige
Written by Kai Normann Andersen and Børge Müller
Performed by Poul Reichhardt
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Well Crafted, Bizarre...
22 June 2005 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

Good Lord... How this ended up in our DVD player I'll never know...my wife thought it was a new release she'd missed somehow...Nevermind it's a couple of years old and in Danish ( I think)... She kept looking for the English soundtrack...

All in all...the film wasn't bad... Good production values,better performances, and a clever story that doesn't get too far away from itself make for tidy, dark-humored fare from across the sea! The ending will make you chuckle...in fact, the whole film will. Incredibly strange characters that we grow genuinely interested in make a film that might be worth your while...Without spoiling the plot, the film's title and DVD jacket give you a good idea where this thing is going!


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