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Just Another Love Story (2007)
"Kærlighed på film" (original title)

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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
Charlotte Fich ...
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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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.


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