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Jesper Jensen is a successful IT salesman who stops at nothing, even if it means backstabbing his best friend. Being number one in the company and having a beautiful wife and a lovely home, Jesper seems to lead a perfect life, but one day his arrogance and self confidence hits him in the face like a boomerang and he loses everything overnight. Jesper is sentenced to do community service at a recycling center with the odd and funny characters Dion, Theodor, and Lotte. At first he looks down on these people and doesn't want to be associated with them. When he begins to loosen up, however, he discovers that he can learn a lot from their straight forward and honest approach to life. Written by Anonymous

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The opening sequence of the theatrical version featured a shot of the headquarters of the scandalized IT Factory, a company involved in huge corporate frauds. The text on the front of the building was changed in the DVD version to say ITS Infocom. See more »

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Outtakes are shown throughout the credits. See more »


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:D:D:D - The funniest Danish movie ever ! :b
22 August 2008 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

I love this movie, because it is so funny, but it has also a very good message; it is not just another funny movie with no meaning! Even though everybody; old people, kids and so on, can see it and have a good time watching it, because it has a very easy plot.

The first time I saw it was at Roskilde Festival. The whole building laughed all the time! It was the greatest movie-experience, I have ever experienced.

Then I saw it again in the cinema and my friends and I laughed even more! :)

  • Mick Øgendahl is a very god actor, scriptwriter and stand-up

comedian, and therefore I have only one more thing to say: Mick Øgendahl, you have to make more movies !!!!

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