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Ernst & lyset (1996)

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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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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Country:

Denmark

Language:

Danish

Release Date:

30 September 2012 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Ernst e a Luz See more »

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M&M Productions See more »
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Dolby SR

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Color

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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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Jesus Second Coming
30 August 2004 | by roanSee all my reviews

Ernst & Lyset a quite ridiculous picture of Jesus' second coming. Jesus seems confused and not able to convince Ernst that he's actually the "Son of man coming in the clouds of heaven with power and great glory" (Mt 24:30.

At one point Søren Østergaard (Jesus) actually say: "I am risen", which was something Jesus did almost 2000 years ago.

The whole idea about Jesus coming back to earth gathering disciples and saving the sinners is misunderstood. I assume the plot was to follow the common understanding about Jesus second coming based on the bible, as I don't get the impression that the flaws are intentional.

5/10


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