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Just Another Love Story (2007)

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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.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anders W. Berthelsen ...
Jonas
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Julia
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Sebastian
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Mette
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Frank
Karsten Jansfort ...
Poul
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Overlæge Dichmann
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Hr. Castlund
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Fru Castlund
Josephine Raahauge ...
Monica Castlund
Timm Vladimir ...
Magnus Castlund
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Kirsten
Fanny Bornedal ...
Clara
Daniel Stampe ...
Frederik
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Sygeplejerske Irma
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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.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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24 August 2007 (Denmark)  »

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

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$45,056 (USA) (24 April 2009)
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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 »

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Referenced in Aftenshowet: Episode dated 23 August 2007 (2007) See more »

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A brilliant new film from Bornedal! Love it.
12 September 2007 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

This movie is in my opinion a great leap forward for Danish Film.

The many different levels it works on simultaneously - seem to encapsulate the feeling of someone being in way too deep and over his head while not being able to untangle himself from something dangerous, exciting and alluring.

The film proficiently portrays how making one split-second decision can take you in to increasingly deeper and more serious waters - pushing you to make choices about your life you never knew you dared.

The acting is superb, especially the head first passionate plunge of the relationship between Rebecka Hemse and Anders W. Berthelsen juxtaposed with the secure home-life that Mette (Charlotte Fich) provides, represents and desperately fights to uphold.

The editing and pace of the film grips, moves and pushes you into all sorts of different reactions and places, while the gorgeous visual palette of the cinematography is second to none in my opinion. Dan Laustsen must be a member of the absolute elite working in Europe today.

I throughly enjoyed this film, and would not hesitate in recommending it to any moviegoers out there who enjoy being challenged, moved and thought-provoked when taking in a film.

Go see it!! C


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