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Writer:
Ole Bornedal (written by)
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Release Date:
3 April 2009 (Denmark) See more »
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Plot:
A father returns to his old hometown with his young family. Events force him to face the small town's xenophobia. | Add synopsis »
Awards:
5 wins & 11 nominations See more »
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Why are films about human nature depressing when we're humans and we're nice? See more (9 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Lasse Rimmer ... Johannes
Lene Nystrøm ... Pernille (as Lene Nystrøm Rasted)
Fanny Bornedal ... Viola
Jacob Ottensten ... Frederik (as Jacob August Ottensten)
Mogens Pedersen ... Ingvar
Lone Lindorff ... Anna
Jens Andersen ... Lars
Pernille Vallentin ... Scarlett
Bojan Navojec ... Alain

Kim Kold ... Leif Christensen
Alexandre Willaume ... Roald (as Alexandre Willaume-Jantzen)
Anders Budde Christensen ... Silver (as Anders Budde)
Daniel Engstrup ... Tonser
Bob Anders ... Noller
Helle Halsboe ... Jane
Karin Norrinder ... Britt
Henrik Prip ... Thomsen
Andreas Bo Pedersen ... Benny
Torben Vadstrup ... Sælger i byggemarkedet
Anders Peter Sandberg ... Eske (as Anders Sandberg)
Kurt Ravn ... Weksjø

Sonja Richter ... Presenter
Lene Mølgaard ... Nina
Jane Albrektsen ... Lonni
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Claus Gøran Eklund
Alice Haaber
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Directed by
Ole Bornedal 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Ole Bornedal  written by

Produced by
Hans Lönnerheden .... co-producer
Michael Obel .... producer
Tina Winholt .... line producer
 
Original Music by
Johan Liljedal 
Stefan Nilsson 
 
Cinematography by
Dan Laustsen (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Anders Villadsen 
 
Production Design by
Anders Engelbrecht 
 
Makeup Department
Lone Bidstrup .... makeup assistant
Louise Hauberg .... key makeup artist (as Louise Hauberg Nielsen)
 
Production Management
Maj-Britt Paulmann .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Antony Castle .... first assistant director
René Frelle Petersen .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Simon Bang .... storyboard artist
Simone Grau .... property master
 
Sound Department
Nino Jacobsen .... sound re-recording mixer
Nino Jacobsen .... supervising sound editor
James Shannon .... dolby sound consultant
 
Special Effects by
Søren Skov Haraldsted .... special effects assistant office coordinator
Hummer Høimark .... special effects coordinator
Hummer Høimark .... special effects (as Hummer Højmark)
Christian Kitter .... special effects senior technician
Bo Kjærgaard .... special effects assistant
Claus Nørregård .... special effects technician
Martin Thomsen .... special effects assistant
 
Visual Effects by
Martin Madsen .... compositor
 
Stunts
Christian Kitter .... stunt double
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Thea Slouborg Andersen .... clapper/loader
Johan Phillips .... Steadicam operator
John Frimann Rasmussen .... assistant camera
Henry Williams .... grip
 
Editorial Department
Niels Ladefoged .... assistant editor
Dan Loghin .... trailer editor
Michael Frank Nielsen .... film color timer
 
Music Department
Nicolas Koch Futtrup .... music supervisor (as Nicolas Koch)
 
Other crew
Lotte Rørbye Aagaard .... personal assistant: director
Peter Gustafsson .... film consultant
Louise Kjær-Madsen .... production coordinator
Liv Lynge .... supervisor
Molly Marlene Stensgaard .... film consultant (as Molly Malene Stensgaard)
Lennart Storgaard .... location manager
Anne-Marie Ubbe .... script supervisor
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Fri os fra det onde" - Denmark (original title)
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Runtime:
100 min | Germany:93 min
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Certification:
Canada:18A (Ontario) | Canada:13+ (Québec) | Denmark:15 | Germany:16 (DVD rating) | Sweden:15

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3 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Why are films about human nature depressing when we're humans and we're nice?, 26 June 2011
Author: ianfaepaisley from europe

There is a tragic accident in rural Denmark. Accidents, being accidents, can't be predicted and neither can their consequences. Things escalate, but the question is how far, and why, who'll back down first, and why? At the start of the film the narrator hands out some basic background info about the major characters, so you think you understand them and you probably do to some extent, but stereotypes are a major motif here... As one character says "N***er is just a word we use for anyone who's different. They're people too". Does it matter that there's no black people in the film? Well... A bit of racial prejudice, a bit of class prejudice, some personal grudges, basically plenty of reasons for people to see the worst in each other and excuse whatever they do when caught up in a crowd. Including YOUR reasons - you're maybe an urban liberal judging these provincial types, or a refugee judging those who supposedly welcomed you, or someone who didn't get a lucky break in life judging middle class smart-arses. Scapegoats are always handy, like an excuse for a party. An excellent film, shocking and moving but with delicate and humorous moments, somehow the most poignant and supposedly banal touches seem surreal in the context of general nastiness. And no, provincial Denmark isn't really like this, it's just a film. (Having said that, sometimes I've been the only white person on a bus in London and nobody's even noticed me, but as a dark-haired stranger in the Danish countryside I've been severely stared at on buses). Anyway I digress - stop reading these reviews and watch the film. Now!

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