7.3/10
3,816
23 user 60 critic

Just Another Love Story (2007)

Kærlighed på film (original title)
Trailer
1:12 | Trailer

On Disc

at Amazon

Life in the suburbs as a father of two has worn down Jonas. When a victim of a car crash mistakes him for her boyfriend Sebastian, things take a very dramatic turn as the line between truth and deception is erased.

Director:

Writer:

5 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A father returns to his old hometown with his young family. Events force him to face the small town's xenophobia.

Director: Ole Bornedal
Stars: Lasse Rimmer, Lene Nystrøm, Fanny Bornedal
Murk (2005)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The psychological thriller "Murk" tells the story of Jacob, who is investigating into the circumstances surrounding his sister's death on her wedding night.

Director: Jannik Johansen
Stars: Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Nicolas Bro, Laura Drasbæk
Nightwatch (1994)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

In order to finance his law studies, Martin starts as a night watchman in a mortuary. When the victims of a serial killer of prostitutes are deposited there, scary things begin to happen. ... See full summary »

Director: Ole Bornedal
Stars: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Sofie Gråbøl, Kim Bodnia
I Am Dina (2002)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

In Northern Norway during the 1860s, a little girl named Dina accidentally causes her mother's death. Overcome with grief, her father refuses to raise her, leaving her in the care of the ... See full summary »

Director: Ole Bornedal
Stars: Maria Bonnevie, Gérard Depardieu, Christopher Eccleston
Fear Me Not (2008)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A man signs up for a test trial of a new anti-depressant as a way to change his life. When the trial is called off, he continues taking the medication with violent results.

Director: Kristian Levring
Stars: Ulrich Thomsen, Paprika Steen, Emma Sehested Høeg
Comedy | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

6th Grade gets a new substitute teacher. She wants to train the class for an international competition in Paris. But something isn't right. How is she able read kids' minds? Why is she so ... See full summary »

Director: Ole Bornedal
Stars: Paprika Steen, Ulrich Thomsen, Jonas Wandschneider
Allegro I (2005)
Drama | Romance | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Famous pianist Zetterström returns home to his native Denmark, to give a concert, just to find out that the choices he has made in his life have affected his love life greatly.

Director: Christoffer Boe
Stars: Ulrich Thomsen, Helena Christensen, Henning Moritzen
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A young man who thought himself already in love with a nice girl is drawn into a literary drama when he is captured by a deep and stimulating love affair.

Director: Christoffer Boe
Stars: Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Maria Bonnevie, Krister Henriksson
Open Hearts (2002)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A Dogme film about an engaged couple that is torn apart after the man is paralyzed in an accident, and the woman falls in love with the husband of the woman who caused the accident.

Director: Susanne Bier
Stars: Sonja Richter, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Mads Mikkelsen
Dybt vand (TV Movie 1999)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A deputy mayor bends the rules and becomes involved in a number of crimes. His actions prove to have terrible consequences and he starts a domino effect of accidents, lies, blackmail and ... See full summary »

Director: Ole Bornedal
Stars: Jens Jørn Spottag, Lotte Andersen, Henning Moritzen
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Four small gangsters from Copenhagen trick a gangster boss: they take over 4,000,000 kroner which they were supposed to bring him. Trying to escape to Barcelona they are forced to stop in ... See full summary »

Director: Anders Thomas Jensen
Stars: Søren Pilmark, Ulrich Thomsen, Mads Mikkelsen
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Two brothers, one cold and ruthless, the other sensitive and reluctant, and their brutal misadventures.

Director: Lasse Spang Olsen
Stars: Kim Bodnia, Dejan Cukic, Nikolaj Lie Kaas
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anders W. Berthelsen ...
Jonas
Rebecka Hemse ...
Julia
...
Sebastian
...
Mette
...
Frank
Karsten Jansfort ...
Poul
Flemming Enevold ...
Overlæge Dichmann
Bent Mejding ...
Hr. Castlund
Ewa Fröling ...
Fru Castlund
Josephine Raahauge ...
Monica Castlund
Timm Vladimir ...
Magnus Castlund
Ditte Hansen ...
Kirsten
Fanny Bornedal ...
Clara
Daniel Stampe ...
Frederik
...
Sygeplejerske Irma
Edit

Storyline

Life in the suburbs as a father of two has worn down Jonas. When a victim of a car crash mistakes him for her boyfriend Sebastian, things take a very dramatic turn as the line between truth and deception is erased.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

24 August 2007 (Denmark)  »

Also Known As:

Just Another Love Story  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$3,470 (USA) (9 January 2009)

Gross:

$45,056 (USA) (24 April 2009)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

When Julia and Sebastian are standing on the beach, the waves are starting at the shore and moving out toward the sea, the opposite of reality. (The shot was played backwards.) See more »

Connections

Remade as Just Another Love Story See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Surprising, intense, dramatic, amazing...
28 August 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Just Another Love Story (2007)

Wow, what a great movie. Very European in how it is shot and constructed, and in the realism of the acting. But this is not a "realistic" movie like some of the gritty fictional movies that tend to look like real life, horrors and all. This alternates a highly realistic acting with a layered and deliberately constructed structure to make for an aesthetic experience as well as a narrative one.

The plot is involved and is too easily given away, but the meat of it is that a well meaning, likable guy finds that an opportunity to become someone else comes along and it is too tempting to pass up. But only sometimes. And with some hidden strings attached, naturally. His experience in both pairs of shoes is transcendent for him, and worth the sacrifice it seems.

It all begins when his car stalls and the car behind him swerves and gets into an accident of its own. He goes to help the driver--a beautiful young woman who has sight problems and amnesia in her recovery.

This might sound like a movie convenience, but it's not. The intensity of what follows, and the way the actors make it believable, is stunning. In the simplest form of a recommendation I would say: see this film. It's different without being affected. It's honest and realistic without becoming reality. It moves and intrigues all the way through.

A Danish film set mostly in Copenhagen, "Just Another Love Story" is not just another love story a bit. Look for something magical, inventive, and extremely well made.


10 of 12 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
mette's affair? sqdelaney
Subtitles on danish DVD? forever_blue138
Was it just me.... thomasbrigsted
Second rate remake addisonworrell
quote question anjoliegelina
Discuss Just Another Love Story (2007) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?