Prop & Berta is the story of a friendship between a little stout man and a big and proud cow, who are able to talk to each other. Together they confront an ugly and evil witch who is ... See full summary »
The movie has a target audience at around 8-15 years old but the humor in it has qualities that adults would like.
We follow the boy Max on summer camp (in danish "højskole") with his most embarrassing mother. She flunks again and again by having no sense of proper behavior whatsoever in any context she is in. She decides to bring Max with her to a summer camp filled with pseudo artists and spiritual people trying to live an authentic life in a very narcissistic manner. They could be seen as the last survivors of the hippie culture from the seventeens, but survivors that only pretend to be as their ancestors...
Through Max we observe and feel his desperation to get back home to his normal teenage life. He bears his destiny with an air of resignation almost in survival mode. The story develops and with that development comes hope for Max. He finally pick up his normal life with friends, school etc.
Probably many remembers a certain period of their teenage life where they considered their parents one huge embarrassment and hated the idea of becoming adults themselves. The producer writer utilizes this in a very funny way.
See it if you want a funny angle on the parent/teenager theme...
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