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The Biggest Heroes (1996)

De største helte (original title)
The bank robbers Karsten and Peter are on the run in Sweden. With them is one of their teenage daughter.

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Thomas Vinterberg
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Thomas Bo Larsen ... Karsten
Ulrich Thomsen ... Peter
Mia Maria Back Mia Maria Back ... Louise
Bjarne Henriksen Bjarne Henriksen ... Allan
Paprika Steen ... Lisbeth
Trine Dyrholm ... Pernille
Hella Joof ... Eva
Eva Röse ... Apotekerekspedient
Jonas Karlsson ... Jagtbutiksekspedient
Jytte Grathwohl Jytte Grathwohl ... Hotelreceptionist
Märit Carlsson Märit Carlsson ... Kassedame
Allan Svensson ... Supermarkedesbestyrer
Lars Engström Lars Engström ... Hotelejer
Claes Ljungmark ... Hotel Manager
Carl Bafving Carl Bafving ... Hotelassistent
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Storyline

The two medicated low-lifes Carsten and Peter are long time partners, an old flame of Peter's turns up to tell him that he has a twelve year old daughter, whom he should present himself to. Her adoptive father is a mean bastard, and incestive undertones lies in the relationship between the two. The daughter escapes from her adoptive father, turns up at Peter's place, and Carsten, Peter, and the daughter escapes to Sweden. Written by Guggi Kofod <guggi@fys.ku.dk>

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

Denmark

Language:

Danish

Release Date:

8 November 1996 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

The Biggest Heroes See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Nimbus Film Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Karsten: Hello Sweden! Here we come to fuck you!
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Danish fun
10 December 1998 | by mholSee all my reviews

This must be one of the funniest Danish movies ever made. Ulrich Thomsen and Thomas Bo Larsen are hilarious, as they drive across Sweden. I don't know how Ulrich Thomsen does it, but somehow he can manage to play insane in a very sane way. BUT if you don't understand Danish (I am not referring to your pastry here) don't waste your time on this – I don't think it would work with subtitles.


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