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At World's End (2009)

Ved verdens ende (original title)
Danish psychiatrist Adrian (Nikolaj Lie Kaas) and his assistant Beate (Birgitte Hjort Sørensen) are sent to Sumatra in order to make a mental health evaluation of murder convict Severin, ... See full summary »
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Beate
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General Karel
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Mikael Feldt
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Aribert
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Jacobsen
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Jack Pudovski
Bille Brown ...
James Hall
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Rudy Huber
Birthe Neumann ...
Bitten Gabrielsen
Ulf Pilgaard ...
Werner Gabrielsen
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Consul
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Tom
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Ron
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Danish psychiatrist Adrian (Nikolaj Lie Kaas) and his assistant Beate (Birgitte Hjort Sørensen) are sent to Sumatra in order to make a mental health evaluation of murder convict Severin, who claims to have murdered in order to protect a rare flower that gives eternal life.

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Steven Berkoff character's name, Jack Pudovski, was inspired by Lt. Col Podovsky from 1985 action movie Rambo: First Blood Part II (interestingly, also portrayed by Berkoff). See more »

Quotes

General Karel: Turn it up!
Officer: If we keep it up, he may die.
General Karel: We can't go on like this. Turn it up!
Officer: Yes, sir!
General Karel: Talk, you brute! Answer my questions!
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Referenced in Midnight Movie Review: At World's End (2011) See more »

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a different kind of adventure film
12 January 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I went into this film thinking it would be a Danish Indiana Jones. Well, it wasn't. I'm not a big fan of adventure films, but I do like to watch one from time to time. This one seemed interesting and the main premise kinda intriguing, even though quite unrealistic.

It's a good comedy adventure film, but it's not your typical family-friendly entertainment. Some parts of it were rather dark and in some places even brutal (there's torture, killings, and plenty of blood). On more than one occasion I thought to myself there was no way the main characters would survive that (and in real life they wouldn't), but then again it's a film, so some suspension of disbelief is necessary.

It was very well acted, the actors did a really good job and it was nice to see Matthias Hues again. If you're into jungle adventure films, give it a try. Just bare in mind that some parts may be disturbing for younger audiences.


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