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Aftermath (2004)
"Lad de små børn..." (original title)

 -  Drama  -  26 March 2004 (Denmark)
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A young married couple has to deal with their emotional breakdowns after the death of their only daughter.

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Britt Lehmann
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Claes Lehmann
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A young married couple has to deal with their emotional breakdowns after the death of their only daughter.

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Paprika Steen has stated that one of the biggest challenges she put herself through during her directorial debut was asking fellow actor Michael Birkkjær to play the lead, since they had had huge professional problems working together in the past. See more »

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Stunning!
10 December 2004 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

There are so many ways to fail when you tell a story about people who are in a state, people who mourn, people who can't communicate. But writer Kim Fupz Aakeson and first time director Paprika Steen pulls this off like there's nothing to it at all. "Lad de sma born" is a masterpiece, shining with profound psychological insights and exquisite performances. Grabol, Birkkjaer, Pilmark, Endre, Mynster, Brygmann, Christensen are all superb. This is a movie much similar to the great "Elsker dig for evigt"; it stands out with the same sharpness, same credibility, same maturity. I love von Trier, but Denmark has more to offer. Much more. We are grateful.


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