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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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Anders W. Berthelsen ...
Jonas
Rebecka Hemse ...
Julia
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Sebastian
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Mette
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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
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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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$3,470 (USA) (9 January 2009)

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$45,056 (USA) (24 April 2009)
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Film Noir Revitalized
20 January 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This may not be my favorite film of all time, but it was definitely a great watch in the theater! It was like an exceptionally twisted version of the romantic comedy "While You Were Sleeping." I loved the blue-and-green cinematography as a backdrop for such a black plot (which, by the way, I thought was entirely coherent and interesting). The filmmaker definitely took some risks you wouldn't see in a Hollywood film, but I thought they payed off. The overlay of simultaneous action images was aesthetically pleasing and allowed forward action to continue while giving clues into the character's mysterious past. I think what really made the film for me though, was the concept of the basic human (and especially American) need for MORE. No matter how perfect a life may seem, it is never really enough. Trying not to spoil the plot, there are some actions that would normally make the character seem like a jerk, but he is still very easy to sympathize with because we all have the same driving desire for satisfaction. I think the original Danish reviews had it right. While some of the violence and nudity may not be completely vital to the plot, it all adds up to a great modern-day film noir.


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