Two young Danes have joined Free Corps Denmark and have struggled on the Eastern Front, In the beginning of 1945 they desert from barracks of the corps on Zealand and shoot two superiors. ... See full summary »
"Count Axel" is a comedy that takes place somewhere in the nordic countries in 1783. It's a classic comedy about mixed identities, with strong elements of contemporary humour and satire. ... See full summary »
Tomas Villum Jensen
"Hærværk" by Tom Kristensen has always been a favorite book of mine, but I have always avoided this film because I thought it would be an anti-climax to watch. The book is about a literary critic who discovers the dark and destructive sides of himself - and drinks himself senseless in a vain attempt to reach the bottom of his soul and all social criteria. This doesn't seem to be a very good foundation for a movie. Furthermore it is made in 1977, and the seventies is not a golden era of danish films to say the least. After seeing it I must admit I thought it was pretty good. This mainly because of the actors Ole Ernst and Poul Bundgaard, who delivers some fine performances - Poul Bundgaard, as "Den evige Kjær" - especially. It also recreates the atmospheres of Copenhagen in the thirties - unemployment, jazz and constant rumours of revolution. 7/10
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