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Worlds Apart (2008)
"To verdener" (original title)

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The daughter of a Jehovah's Witness is forced to choose between religion and love when she falls for someone outside her faith.

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Karen (as Sarah Kjærgaard Boberg)
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Sara is a teenager who lives with her family, who are Jehova's Witnesses. The family's devout image is questioned when the parents divorce as a consequence of the father's infidelity. One night at a party Sara meets Teis, an older boy who takes an interest in her. Teis is not a Witness, and their relationship is rejected by her father, but Sara falls in love and begins to doubt her faith. Facing ostracism from her faith and family, Sara must make the toughest choice of her young life. Written by Peter Brandt Nielsen

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Denmark's official submission to the 2009 Foreign Language Oscar. See more »

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When Sara and Teis meet up in Odense (she arrives at Odense Train Station with the train from Southern Fyn), they walk around in a shopping mall in Aarhus. See more »

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Referenced in To verdener - En virkelig historie (2008) See more »

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12 January 2011 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

A rather well-documented drama, presenting the closed society of the Jehovah's Witnesses.

It shows that "something" that they don't tell you when they knock on your door, but this is not a hateful film. The main character, a young girl, is trapped between the love for her unbeliever boyfriend and the love for her JW-family. In the Jehovah's witnesses world, these two are mutually-exclusive.

The only reason I'm giving this picture just 9 stars is because 10 are for the titans of the genre, like "Schindler's list" or "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest". But these 9 stars are well deserved in my opinion.


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