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Ernst & lyset (1996)

Not Rated | | Short, Comedy | 30 September 2012 (Germany)
The businessman Ernst has just landed in the airport and is on his way home to his wife. Its raining heavy outside and therefore he takes a hitchhiker with him. They start a conversation ... See full summary »

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Anders Thomas Jensen (screenplay)
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Jens Jørn Spottag ... Ernst
Søren Østergaard Søren Østergaard ... Jesus
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The businessman Ernst has just landed in the airport and is on his way home to his wife. Its raining heavy outside and therefore he takes a hitchhiker with him. They start a conversation about the value of life and soon it becomes evident to the spectators that the hitchhiker is Jesus Christ, but Ernst is in too much of a rush to go back to his wife to notice. Written by Uffe Ring-Petersen <uffe.ring-petersen@eb.dk>

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Short | Comedy

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Country:

Denmark

Language:

Danish

Release Date:

30 September 2012 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Ernst e a Luz See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

M&M Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Soundtracks

I Got You (I Feel Good)
Written by James Brown under the pseudonym, T. (Ted) Wright
Performed by James Brown
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The Second (misplaced) Coming
30 January 2001 | by ParkovSee all my reviews

Jesus himself has returned to earth, to save the sinners. He has brought a list of people who is to be recruited for this new revolution. However, the first on his list, is not easily convinced of his divine nature...

This film is not only intelligent, it is also written with lots of wit and thoughtfulness. It shows a society which is in fact blinded by its technological superiority.

Anders Thomas Jensen truly turns everything he touches into gold. If you don´t believe me, watch "Dogme 1 - Festen" (UK/US title: "The Celebration")


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