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A Funny Man (2011)

Dirch (original title)
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
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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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Trivia

According to Nikolaj Lie Kaas, one of Dirch Passers most memorable sketches, "Hoppegyngen", also depicted in the movie, was inspired by him as a child. Preben Kaas (played by Martin Buch), Nikolajs father, got the idea when he gave Nikolaj a similar toy as a gift. See more »

Quotes

Stig Lommer: Mange ting har han budt mig, men at dø på premiereaftenen det er sgu godt nok det værste!
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Referenced in Natholdet - med Anders Breinholt: Sharin Foo (2012) See more »

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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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