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Midt om natten (1984)

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 »

Director:

Erik Balling

Writers:

Kim Larsen, Erik Balling (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kim Larsen Kim Larsen ... Benny
Erik Clausen Erik Clausen ... Arnold
Birgitte Raaberg Birgitte Raaberg ... Susan Himmelblå
Holger Boland Holger Boland ... Tusindfryd
Buster Larsen Buster Larsen ... Charles
Frits Helmuth Frits Helmuth ... J.O. Kurtzen
Poul Bundgaard Poul Bundgaard ... Buhmand
Flemming Sørensen Flemming Sørensen ... Tuxen
Judy Gringer Judy Gringer ... Rita
Ove Sprogøe Ove Sprogøe ... Susans far
Ellen Winther Lembourn Ellen Winther Lembourn ... Gerda
Allan Olsen Allan Olsen ... Spacey
Anders Hove ... Nalle
Henning Sprogøe Henning Sprogøe ... Knold
Lea Risum Brøgger Lea Risum Brøgger ... Oda
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Storyline

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 House, Spacy (Allan Olsen) takes the jump from 5th floor. After beeing released from the police and hospital, Benny knows where to find Arnold. The old factory, where they played as children. The factory is now closed and is that a fresh beginning? Can the girl Susan perhaps straighten them and make them take the right path? To survive they take on moonshine work. But are the locals happy with that? And what about the politician Kaj Buhmann (Poul Bundgaard) is he satisfied that "Haveje" is making there own society? The movie contains classical songs from Kim Larsen. Written by Jens Christian Pedersen

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Country:

Denmark

Language:

Danish

Release Date:

9 March 1984 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

In the Middle of the Night See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

The soundtrack of the movie is also the best selling Danish album of all time. See more »

Quotes

Arnold: Er den noget værd?
Charles, the scrap dealer: Det sku' jeg mene!
Arnold: Ka' den overhovedet køre?
Charles, the scrap dealer: Godt nok til jazz!
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Connections

Featured in Filmen om Haveje (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

Haveje
(uncredited)
Music by Jacob Haugaard
Lyrics by Jacob Haugaard
Performed by Kim Larsen & The Haveje Boys
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Great entertainment.
22 February 2001 | by McBuffSee all my reviews

Marking veteran director Erik Balling's retirement from directing, this old-fashioned, but thoroughly entertaining film, tells the story of two lifelong friends moving into a free-spirited society (obviously inspired by Christiania, the authentic free commune in downtown Copenhagen). Kim Larsen and Erik Clausen both give appealing performances, and despite occasional bursts of violence and unexpected drama, film has an overall innocuous feel to it. Because of an overabundant use of stereotypes in the supporting characters, the film has dated a bit (it was made in 1984), but still hasn't lost its appeal. Raabjerg is very good as the girl who gets between them. Based on Larsen's hit record, released as the soundtrack.


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