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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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Britt Lehmann
Mikael Birkkjær ...
Claes Lehmann
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Nisse
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Vivi
Karen-Lise Mynster ...
Anette Christoffersen
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Chef
Carsten Bjørnlund ...
Ulrik
Sarah Secher Ernst ...
Praktikant
Lars Ranthe ...
Bilsælger
Hans Henrik Clemensen ...
Henrik
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Anettes date
Mikkel Vadsholt ...
Fyr i videobutik
Mogens Rex ...
Ejendomsmægler
Pede Lambert ...
Tatovør
Lars Lunøe ...
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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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Director Paprika Steen and screenwriter Kim Fupz Aakeson were in huge disagreements about the ending of the film. Steen wanted the husband (played by Michael Birkkjær) to caress his wife's (Sofie Gråbøl) face. Steen insisted that she needed it to make a happier ending. Aakeson stated that a gesture like that would ruin the story. Steen got her wish. See more »

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Losing My Religion
Written by Bill Berry, Peter Buck, Mike Mills and Michael Stipe
Performed by R.E.M.
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Engrossing and provocative
22 December 2012 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

A well acted, thoughtful piece of story telling. This is a restrained film about a difficult subject; a film which in the European tradition never patronizes its audience. The joy of the experience is that as a viewer you feel as though you're being treated intelligently - as an adult. Watching Hollywood movies often creates the opposite feeling - that the makers think you're a child who has to be spoon-fed. Watching this film was both rewarding and fulfilling.

I must confess I bought it only because I was intrigued to see Sophie Grabol in something other than the Danish TV series The Killing. (which I love). She stars here opposite Mikael Birkkjaer her co-star in The Killing II and they are both terrific.


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