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A Funny Man (2011)
"Dirch" (original title)

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A biography of the Danish actor and comedian, Dirch Passer.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Dirch Passer
Lars Ranthe ...
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Malou Reymann ...
Bente Askjær (as Malou Leth Reymann)
Morten Kirkskov ...
Frederikke Cecilie Berthelsen ...
Inge (as Frederikke Cecilie Bertelsen)
Silja Eriksen Jensen ...
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Hanne
Sarah Grünewald ...
Vicky
Martin Buch ...
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Sitter Horne-Rasmussen
Marie Dietz ...
Dorte Passer, 5 & 7 år
Alberte Elvira Nørregaard ...
Dorte Passer, 10 år
Charlotte Amalie Kirkegaard Kehlet ...
Dorte Passer, 19 & 25 år
Kristian Halken ...
Lommers assistent
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A biography of the Danish actor and comedian, Dirch Passer.

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Nikolaj Lie Kaas, who plays Dirch Passer, is the son of Dirch's frequent collaborator Preben Kaas (here played by Martin Buch). See more »

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Stig Lommer: Mange ting har han budt mig, men at dø på premiereaftenen det er sgu godt nok det værste!
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Great performance by the actors and a good insight in Dirchs private life.
23 August 2011 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

A good film with wonderful performance by the actors. I could see the person Dirch through the actor Nikolaj Lie Kaas. I had some problems by placing all the characters in the film. But it might be because of my lack of knowledge. The film is giving a great picture of what it really takes to devote your life to entertainment. What the cost could be in your private life. It also gives you insight in that amazing friendship between Dirch and Kjeld. I felt that i was brought back to the 60's and 70's. After seeing the film I feel that i have a better insight in Dirchs private life and not only the funny side that we all remember him for.


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