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The Goldcabbage Family (1975)

Familien Gyldenkål (original title)
The Iversen family is on the verge of bankruptcy. When all the family members are fired from their jobs, one after another, when most of the furniture is confiscated , the telephone blocked... See full summary »

Director:

Gabriel Axel
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Axel Strøbye ... Charles Gyldenkål / Iversen
Kirsten Walther Kirsten Walther ... Ketty Gyldenkål / Iversen
Karen Lykkehus Karen Lykkehus ... Bedstemor Ludvigsen
Bertel Lauring Bertel Lauring ... Adolf Ludvigsen
Birgitte Bruun Birgitte Bruun ... Anette Gyldenkål / Iversen
Martin Miehe-Renard Martin Miehe-Renard ... Brian Gyldenkål / Iversen
Ove Sprogøe ... Leopold Phielselknast
Jens Okking ... Phieselknast's håndlanger Otto
Karl Stegger Karl Stegger ... Oscar Plaskenberg
Lily Broberg Lily Broberg ... Fru Phieselknast
Bjørn Puggaard-Müller Bjørn Puggaard-Müller ... Hansen
Lisbet Dahl Lisbet Dahl ... Ekspeditionssekretær Sørensen
Brigitte Kolerus Brigitte Kolerus ... Lydia Plaskenberg
Otto Brandenburg Otto Brandenburg ... Værtshusgæst
Preben Østerfelt Preben Østerfelt ... Bestyrer i supermarked
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The Iversen family is on the verge of bankruptcy. When all the family members are fired from their jobs, one after another, when most of the furniture is confiscated , the telephone blocked, the electricity cut off, and when the bailiff wants to sell the house by auction, something has to be done. To solve their economic problems, Charles Iversen, the father of the family, decides to become a conman. To set off his new venture he needs 1500 kroner as a start-up, and goes to a loan shark called Leopold Phieselknast. The moneylender doesn't trust his new customer, and orders a henchman to tail him when he leaves. With raising astonishment the henchman observes the Iversen family accumulating more and more luxuries, without understanding how they can afford it. With their new fortune the family starts climbing the social ladder. They change their family name to Gyldenkål, and move to a deluxe villa in a fashionable district. To be able to pay for the house within one month, they have to ... Written by Maths Jesperson {maths.jesperson1@comhem.se}

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The name Gyldenkål is not mentioned until 1 hour and 5 minutes into the movie. See more »

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Country:

Denmark

Language:

Danish

Release Date:

26 December 1975 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Gyldenskåls See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Panorama Film A/S See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)
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