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Døden kommer til middag (1964)



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Cast overview:
Poul Reichhardt ... Peter Sander
Helle Virkner Helle Virkner ... Eva Lindberg
Birgitte Federspiel ... Merete Lindberg
Jan Priiskorn-Schmidt Jan Priiskorn-Schmidt ... John Lindberg (as Jan Priiskorn Schmidt)
Morten Grunwald Morten Grunwald ... Bertel Lindberg
Kirsten Søberg Kirsten Søberg ... Frk. Jørgensen
Karl Stegger Karl Stegger ... Overbetjent Duus Jensen
Pouel Kern Pouel Kern ... Overbetjent Hald
Gunnar Lauring Gunnar Lauring ... Doktor Lund
Gunnar Strømvad Gunnar Strømvad ... Autoforhandler H. F. Kærgaard
Ebba Amfeldt Ebba Amfeldt ... Fru Kærgaard
Kai Holm Kai Holm ... Tømmerhandleren
Einar Nørby Einar Nørby ... Lastbilchauffør
Johannes Meyer Johannes Meyer ... Dr. Joachim Lindberg


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Release Date:

31 July 1964 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Death Comes at High Noon See more »

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Nordisk Film See more »
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Jan Priiskorn-Schmidt's best film?
22 August 2001 | by GyldmarkSee all my reviews

This is a very overlooked crime movie by Erik Balling. The murder case itself is as confusing as it should be, and the pieces only comes slowly together. Unfortunately the audience let it down in Denmark, back in 1964, demanding comedies from Balling instead. So he never made a serious crime movie again. I personally think that Jan Priiskorn-Schmidt makes one of his best performances ever seen. This 12-13 year old boy, with this hard and calm look, not influenced at all, by acting professional in front of veteran actor Poul Reichhardt. Also Helle Virkner has some good scenes in this film. 6/10 for the movie - 2 extra stars to Jan Priiskorn-Schmidt.

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