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Kundskabens træ (1981)

As a group of Danish children pass into adolescence, gradually the most popular girl becomes an outcast, for trivial reasons that she never understands.

Director:

Nils Malmros

Writers:

Nils Malmros, Frederick Cryer (as Fred. Cryer)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eva Gram Schjoldager Eva Gram Schjoldager ... Elin (as Eva Gram Scholdager)
Jan Johansen Jan Johansen ... Niels Ole
Line Arlien-Søborg Line Arlien-Søborg ... Anne-Mette
Marian Wendelbo Marian Wendelbo ... Elsebeth
Gitte Iben Andersen Gitte Iben Andersen ... Lene
Lone Elliot Lone Elliot ... Majbrit
Astrid Holm Jensen Astrid Holm Jensen ... Ina
Brian Theibel Brian Theibel ... Willy Bonde
Bo von Der Lippe Bo von Der Lippe ... Jørn
Marin Lysholm Jepsen Marin Lysholm Jepsen ... Helge
Morten Nautrup Morten Nautrup ... Flemming
Anders Ørgård Anders Ørgård ... Gert (as Anders Ørgaard)
Dan Rørmand Brøgger Dan Rørmand Brøgger ... Torkild
Lars Spang Kjeldsen Lars Spang Kjeldsen ... Søren Roland
Nicolaj Flensborg Nicolaj Flensborg ... Kaj
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As a group of Danish children pass into adolescence, gradually the most popular girl becomes an outcast, for trivial reasons that she never understands. Written by Peter Reiher

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Official Sites:

Official site [Denmark]

Country:

Denmark

Language:

Danish

Release Date:

November 1982 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Baum der Erkenntnis See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

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At Anne Mette's party, where the youngsters decide to dance in the dark, some books (Politiken's History of Denmark) can be seen on the shelf. The party takes place in 1958. The books were published from 1962-1966 See more »

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Referenced in De unge år: Erik Nietzsche sagaen del 1 (2007) See more »

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What a film
28 December 1999 | by faurskovSee all my reviews

Kundskabens træ is one of the greatest teenage-film ever made. The danish director Nils Malmros shown his fantastic quality to directed kids. We follow a school-class from they were 13 to 16. We seen the good girl Elin been set out of the gang, because she don`t want to date Helge. The looser girl Mona called "Klister" take over the Elins place, but some will go on. In the class there also is a funny guy (Villy Bonde, what a name) and Niels Ole (Malmros alter-ego) who is in love with a younger girl. His loved is fantastic filmed and the girl he is in love to, say almost nothing. On that way Malmros make her to a dream. So turn-off the american teenage-fílm and look for Kundskabens træ you never forget it. *********


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