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Lad de små børn... (2004)

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


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Britt Lehmann
Mikael Birkkjær ...
Claes Lehmann
Karen-Lise Mynster ...
Anette Christoffersen
Sarah Secher Ernst ...
Lars Ranthe ...
Hans Henrik Clemensen ...
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Mikkel Vadsholt ...
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Pede Lambert ...
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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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26 March 2004 (Denmark)  »

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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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Solid non-dogme drama
16 April 2004 | by See all my reviews

Ubiquitous actress Paprika Steen makes an assured directing debut with this hard-hitting drama of a couple (Birkkjær and Gråbøl) attempting to cope (in very different ways) with the tragic loss of their teenage daughter, who has been killed by a drunk-driver (Mynster). There's no easy way out in this extremely well-acted film, which unfortunately also lacks a satisfying conclusion, and a few loose ends. Written by Kim Fupz Aakeson with music by Nikolaj Steen, the director's brother.


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