35-year old Magnus Edkvist hates class reunions as much as anyone and usually skip them. Still he accepts an invitation for a reunion for class he left over twenty years ago. But he has his... See full summary »
Jacob, a farm boy from Denmark, joins U.N. Brigade's peacekeeping force in Bosnia, where he witnesses refugees trying to escape their war-torn villages. There, Jacob is befriended by Sergeant Holt, a cynical soldier.
Anders Valentinus Dam
In Bolivia, Butch Cassidy (now calling himself James Blackthorn) pines for one last sight of home, an adventure that aligns him with a young robber and makes the duo a target for gangs and lawmen alike.
Mick and Tom are an unlikely father-son team of petty thieves. They've been hired to steal a painting from a museum. By accident, they steal the wrong painting: Denmark's only original Rembrandt masterpiece, worth millions.
Rebecca has inherited her grandmother's Gothic mansion and brings both her best friend an her boyfriend for a weekend. While exploring the crypts they discover an old dusty book, which ... See full summary »
Mette Louise Holland,
Tomas Villum Jensen
Rebecca is one of the world's top war photographers. She must weather a major emotional storm when her husband refuses to put up with her dangerous life any longer. He and their young ... See full summary »
Maria Doyle Kennedy
Marika meets Mads and their two hearts beat as one, but Marika is still oddly stand-offish. She is planning a trip abroad with her friend Helle, but restless Helle's increasing drug habit ... See full summary »
A young writer named Espen Arnakke tells the story of his escape from the small Danish town of Jante. Espen boards a ship headed to Newfoundland, but the harsh conditions on board makes him... See full summary »
Anneke von der Lippe
In the Indonesian Forrest lives a Danish loner, Severin Geertsen (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau). He kills some english journalist, because they get close to a speciel white flower. The danish ... See full summary »
When the factory in Molkom shuts down, Robin leaves his beloved hometown to try his luck in Stockholm as a wedding photographer. This experience changes not merely his outlook on life but also his hairstyle.
Simple what-you-guess-it-is-is-also-what-you-get film
Quite unexpectedly a semi-delightful film. Stringently directed by Hannes Holm, helmer of Swedish films often honed-in on mid-life crises, this is more of the same. Starring Martina Haag, also script-writer and the author of the book that this film is based upon, who plays a single woman who desperately wants to act that she sends her CV everywhere and lies to get her dream job at Dramaten in Stockholm, where Ingmar Bergman is set to direct. At the same time, she gets romantically entangled with another actor, tries to gain acrobatic skills and is flustered by her best friend's seemingly perfect family life. All in all a little constrained due to timing problems but kind of sweet, mostly thanks to the direction and Haag's facial expressions, which is where her acting strengths lie.
Nice finish included.
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