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Director:
Writers:
Mads Matthiesen (screenplay) &
Martin Zandvliet (screenplay)
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Release Date:
22 August 2012 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
The 38-year-old bodybuilder Dennis would really like to find true love. He has never had a girlfriend... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
6 wins & 7 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
As its title suggest; this is a very cute movie. See more (15 total) »

Cast

 

Kim Kold ... Dennis
David Winters ... Scott
Elsebeth Steentoft ... Ingrid
Lamaiporn Hougaard ... Toi
John Winters ... Jeff
Per Otto Bersang Rasmussen ... Real estate agent
Mia Maria Back ... Shop assistant
Chanicha Shindejanichakul ... Receptionist
Eva Thompson ... Girl at Inn
Izabella Olsen-Østergaard ... Stewardess
Kim Lund ... Man on plane
Barbara Zatler ... Sasha
Paweena Im-Erb ... Nok
Suracha Yaemsri ... Cap driver 2
Sukianya Suwan ... Aoi
Songporn Na Bangchang ... Nuu
Sukunya Mongkol ... Phatnay
Allan Mogensen ... Bent
Kritsania Promsiriruk ... Miss Mayflower
Patrick Johnson ... Lars
Suwasan Kanta-Anontapon ... Piccolo 1
Prap Poramabhuti ... Prap
Somchai Morya ... Motorcycle Lessor
Charlotte Winther Hohenhaus ... Cook
Preutsaran Detcheewa ... Piccolo 2
Sam Rai ... Tailor
Chatkrit Permpanich ... Cap driver 1
Chris Wegoda ... Tourist (uncredited)

Directed by
Mads Matthiesen 
 
Writing credits
Mads Matthiesen (screenplay) &
Martin Zandvliet (screenplay)

Produced by
Oliver Ackermann .... supervising producer
Michael Fleischer .... executive producer
Morten Revsgaard Frederiksen .... executive producer
Peter Hyldahl .... executive producer
Morten Kjems Juhl .... producer
Karoline Leth .... executive producer
Chris Lowenstein .... supervising producer
Roar Skau Olsen .... co-producer
Birgitte Skov .... executive producer
Karin Trolle .... line producer
Mikael Windelin .... co-producer
J.J. Tucker Wysong .... assistant supervising producer
 
Original Music by
Sune Martin 
 
Cinematography by
Laust Trier-Mørk 
 
Film Editing by
Adam Nielsen 
 
Casting by
Gro Therp  (as Gro Therp Bremer)
 
Production Design by
Thomas Bremer 
 
Set Decoration by
Eva Maria Hartvie Lund 
 
Costume Design by
Rebekka Leve 
Pong Somprasertsuk 
Ped Sriwattana Wedreungvit 
 
Makeup Department
Toon Vichu Chavasit .... makeup artist
Sofie de Mylius .... assistant makeup artist
Rebekka Leve .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Signe Baasch .... post-production supervisor
Piyaporn Indageha .... unit production manager: Thailand
Katrin Pors .... production manager
Karin Trolle .... production manager: Denmark
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Tan Pipatpolkul .... first assistant director: Thailand
Emil Sparre-Ulrich .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Adalsteinn Hallgrimsson .... colorist
Frank Rizzo .... poster artist: Hungary
 
Sound Department
Peter Albrechtsen .... sound designer
Peter Albrechtsen .... sound re-recording mixer
Morten Green .... sound re-recording mixer
Torben Greve .... foley artist
Mikkel Groos .... dialogue editor
Mikkel Groos .... sound recordist
Stanko Lugonja .... sound recordist intern
Peter Mendonca .... dolby sound consultant
Mikkel Nielsen .... sound effects recordist
Timothy Nielsen .... sound effects recordist
Rune Palving .... sound effects editor
Jacques Pedersen .... sound editor
Lars Rasmussen .... sound effects recordist
Peter Thorneman .... sound recordist
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Tao Ahler .... first assistant camera: Denmark
Niklas Fusager .... lighting assistant: Denmark
Adalsteinn Hallgrimsson .... digital imaging technician: Denmark
Tobias Juhl .... gaffer: Denmark
José Luis Martínez Díaz .... digital imaging technician: Spain
Jacob Møller .... lighting technician: Denmark
Linn Sandholm .... still photographer: Denmark
Jacob Sofussen .... clapper-loader: Denmark
Berm Prasong Suksomkorn .... assistent camera: Thailand
Tieng Theppitak Thengdee .... gaffer: Thailand
 
Casting Department
Aou Thitaya Suthipaet .... casting
 
Editorial Department
Christian Einshøj .... additional editor
 
Other crew
Annemarie Aaes .... script supervisor: Denmark
Melek Caglar .... production assistant: pre-production
Jonathan Englander .... production counsel to Living Films
Pelle Folmer .... lab coordinator
Andreas Hjortdal .... production coordinator: Denmark
Araya Nakkate .... location manager: Thailand
Niels Skafte-Pedersen .... production assistant: Denmark
Niels Skafte-Pedersen .... runner: Denmark
Lennart Storgaard .... location manager: Denmark
Karin Trolle .... production coordinator: Thailand
Mikael Zilmer .... extras coordinator: Denmark
 
Thanks
Lars Rasmussen .... thanks
 

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25 out of 25 people found the following review useful.
As its title suggest; this is a very cute movie., 11 September 2012
Author: Boba_Fett1138 from Groningen, The Netherlands

This is absolutely a simplistic and very straightforward movie, that you can put under the slice of life, type of category. All of the drama, characters and events feel real and are also being kept deliberately small and realistic.

The movie its title is very fitting. It might sound strange for a movie that focuses on an Arnold Schwarzenegger sized body builder to have such a title but the main character, despite of his imposing size, is being a true teddy bear! A gentle giant who never gets mad at anything or anyone. He's the type of guy that always comes across as friendly but shy and he's also the type of friendly guy people can easily take advantage of, since he can't really say no to anything. He's all very well aware of this but it's just simply part of his personality and he doesn't have the right social skills to change anything about it. I do believe that many people, to some extend, can identify with the movie its main character, which to me was also the foremost reason why the movie worked out so effectively.

Despite his appearance, the main character seems to lack true confidence, which also makes him uncomfortable around women and maybe is also being part of the reason why he still, at the age of 38, lives at home with his mother, stuck in the situation. I wouldn't at all be surprised if he never had a true relationship with a woman, which hurts him inside. He definitely wants to be with someone and wants to give his love and be able to express himself to someone other than his loving mother.

He's not a loser type of person and watching this movie is not as depressing as I am perhaps making it sound right now. Like so many other people out there, he's simply searching for love and true happiness but he's looking at the wrong places for it. He is very well aware of this as well but the urge to find someone to be with is too big to resist any longer. I wouldn't call him desperate, that sounds too negative for my taste but it's more like that nothing else so far has worked out for him, so he begins looking where lots of lonely and somewhat social awkward, middle aged men look for 'love'; Thailand.

I know I talk a lot about the movie its main character but that simply is because he's the heart and center of the movie and everything that goes on in this movie truly revolves around him. Due to circumstances and his personality he gets himself needlessly into trouble at times. The sort of trouble that is easy to avoid but he doesn't want to heart anybody and he's obviously a pleaser who wants to make everybody feel good, even if that means lying to a person who you care about.

Kim Kold is a true force to reckon with, mainly due to his size and screen presence. I'm pretty sure in certain scenes they exaggerated this a bit for dramatic effect but there is no denying this is one big guy and it's of course no big surprise Kold himself actually is a bodybuilder in real life. I'm not saying he will be the new and next Schwarzenegger but I truly think he should be given a chance in a bigger- and international production.

No doubt this movie will be the Danish Oscar contender this year, for best foreign language movie and by all means it should be! It's a very cute and heartfelt, straightforward movie, with real people and real life situations, that are all very easy to identify with.

8/10

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