after watching "far til fire til søs", i was "lucky" to get this one to know also. i thought that it couldn't be any worse with the other, but this one proved that it was not the case. the story starts out with the family making ready for a vacation in Sweden. it soon gets ruined by some unfunny slapstick and the uncles awful catchphrase "ulovligheder" (illegality). for some reason they decide to take their old fridge with them to dump it on a Swedish junkyard, despite that Denmark has junkyards. what i can see, is that it is a cheap way to bring on the main focus on the movie: pollution. and not any pollution, but the kind of pollution that comes from people dumping fridges in the woods. thats one of the main issues with this movie if you ask me. its more environmental then a captain planet episode. it has green toxic coming from the fridges when they are dumped in the nature, and probably the most ridiculous kind of villains ever. a bunch of cliché American rednecks/hillbillies, get payed by some unknown people, for dumping fridges in the woods. it is never explained why they get payed, but it makes no sense, because they could either deliver the fridges on the junkyard for free or get money for them. the other problems i have with this movie are as mentioned the uncles catchphrase and the father, that always gets involved in slapstick. i do also have a problem with the fact that it is a child's movie, but despite that they speak Swedish half of the time. danish and Swedish are so different that a danish child cant understand Swedish. i also don't like the other morals of this movie. for example there is at one point a police officer, that threatens to arrest the rednecks, but he don't have any proof of them making illegality. 30sek later, the one redneck drives drunk, another one jumps back on the truck, and don't wear any seat belt, and they disturb the public peace. plenty of excuses for an arrest? the movie also shows the family getting lost in the nature, where they behave really dumb. one of the children for example eats a poisonous mushroom, without getting sick (a good signal to children eating unknown mushrooms), and they sleep at a place, clearly inhabited by a predator, without explaining the danger of doing so. so all in all, i wouldn't let my children watch this movie. despite being harsh on it, i can see that its clearly a child's movie, but the morals are just so stupid that the movie does more damage then good. its also a hard one to watch as an adult, and i think that movies, even if they are made for children, should have something adults can enjoy too. in that way, the whole family can sit down together and enjoy a good story, and probably watch it again without the parents arguing, which of them has to be tortured with a crappy movie.
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