A sales agent of prank items, a real prankster, is returning to Denmark by ferry, when his bag is exchanged with a secret agent's bag. He ends up as a not so secret agent - bringing fun into the otherwise serious spy business.
A Chinese diplomat is kidnapped in Genève and the world peace is at risk. The trail leads to Denmark and the danish secret service brings in their best agent, Smith. To accompany Smith they once again turn to novelty salesman Frede Hansen.
A man comes to Korsbæk, Denmark, in 1929, opens a women's clothing store in competition with an established one - bringing him up against the conservative establishment including the bank manager. We follow the families until after WWII.
The burglar Herluf "Smukke Arne" Jensen. Is in hospital and in same room as 4 others. A district judge, a bank clerk, a Legation secretary. The last is being blackmailed by a extortionist ... See full summary »
Emil Hass Christensen,
Anne, the secret lovechild of a newly deceased baron is the sole heir to Rosensteen Castle. Her grandmother, the Baroness, who only discovers that she has a grandchild after the death of ... See full synopsis »
The Danish minister of defense decides to join the army incognito to observe. This causes CHAOS. It also causes him to meet the major's daughter. He ends up becoming the major's orderly which gets him closer to the daughter.
Benny (Kim Larsen) and Arnold (Erik Clausen) are homeless and along with others living on Nørrebro in Copenhagen. The police is set to clear the building they liv in, but while cleaning the... See full summary »
Frede Hansen, a game salesman, is mistaken for a secret service agent on a ferry and kidnapped by enemy agents. He escapes and now the secret service want to use him as bait to track the enemy. They assign their best agent, Smith to be his partner and supervisor. Their main task is to eliminate the head of the enemy conspiracy, the mysterious 'Dr. Pax' who's real identity is unknown. Freddy accompanies Smith to Stockholm where they are to meet Sonja, an agent for Dr. Pax, who is also on Smith's liquidation list. Thanks to his bag of game tricks, Freddy manages to avoid being done in by Kolick, a killer for Dr. Pax. Freddy falls for Sonja, and he, she and Smith are taken as prisoners to Dr. Pax's hideout, a remote island fortress from which a major power is to be attacked by missiles guided by trained pigeons. Freddy manages to teach Dr. Pax a lasting lesson in the difference between trained pigeons and homing pigeons.Written by
Les Adams <email@example.com>
Before they made the unforgettable, iconic series revolving around, and titled after, The Olsen Gang(a lot of the ingredients for which are found in this), the five talented people without whom said franchise would never have existed, much less been what it was(until 1998... don't worry, I'm not going to get into that here), made this together. In case anyone is unclear on who I am referring to, I shall list them: Balling, whose excellent direction here takes a relatively simple(if thought through well, and jam-packed with creativity and impeccable little touches) approach to the potentially complex genre of spy flicks, whilst poking respectful fun at it, with countless details clearly inspired by the Bond films, three or four of them being out at the time this came out. Bahs, who put together the hilarious script, with sight gags, cleverness, parodying and some slapstick. Sprogøe, portraying the picture perfect, nearly flawless agent, Smith. Grunwald, playing the salesman who gets unintentionally involved in the plot. And last, but not least(...I swear that wasn't a fat joke), Bundgaard, as the spot-on villain. The story-telling is smooth and masters the communication, and most can follow this(honestly, you can get the gist of a lot of it without speaking the language, though I would definitely suggest getting a version with English subbing/dubbing). Pacing is great, this is not boring at any point, and it's genuinely entertaining from start to finish. There are plenty of gadgets, fights, chases and explosions, and the 90 minutes go by fast. This certainly isn't lacking in energy. Fabricius-Bjerre nails the tone for the music. The acting tends to be fitting, occasionally overdone. Persson was not cast for her skills in that particular area(one specific scene will tell you what the real reason was), though with that said, she really isn't required to do anything too deep, and she does quite well with what she's given, and seems to enjoy her time in front of the camera. There is eye-candy for males in this, including brief nudity. The violence is mild and entirely unlikely to upset anyone. I recommend this to any fan of anyone that had any part in the making of this. 7/10
3 of 3 people found this review helpful.
Was this review helpful to you?
| Report this