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Den grønne elevator (1961)

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Uncredited cast:
Christian Arhoff Christian Arhoff ... Max (uncredited)
Paul Hagen Paul Hagen ... Willy Fortmann (uncredited)
Lise Henningsen Lise Henningsen ... Lækker dame (uncredited)
Lone Luther Lone Luther ... Elegant dame i modebutik (uncredited)
Ghita Nørby Ghita Nørby ... Ellinor Haldorff (uncredited)
Kjeld Petersen ... Hans Haldorff (uncredited)
Bjørn Puggaard-Müller Bjørn Puggaard-Müller ... Sømanden (uncredited)
Birgitte Reimer Birgitte Reimer ... Mona Fortmann (uncredited)
Axel Strøbye Axel Strøbye ... Hother Holk (uncredited)
Gunnar Strømvad Gunnar Strømvad ... Mand (uncredited)
Anne Werner Thomsen Anne Werner Thomsen ... Kvinde (uncredited)
Tove Wisborg Tove Wisborg ... Marianne (uncredited)
Susse Wold ... Ekspeditrice (uncredited)
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Denmark

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Danish

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21 August 1961 (Denmark) See more »

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Mono

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Color (Eastmancolor)

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1.66 : 1
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"The only thing I've had too much of is sleep" – I know what you mean
7 March 2010 | by TBJCSKCNRRQTreviewsSee all my reviews

Yes, this may very well have you dozing off. We made a lot of crap, film-wise, back then, but this is one of the worst. Well, it has to be. Maybe it was laughed at back then. Really, there is, at most, a handful of decent jokes and gags in this. The humor is based partially on obnoxious stereotypes(this is among the least tolerable as far as male chauvinism goes), people being drunk(trust me, the bit goes on for an eternity, long past any comedic value it might have ever held), exaggeration(seriously, no one does or ever has, been, behaved or talked like these cardboard cut-outs do), and goofy, silly, and frankly, stupid stuff. There's a sit-com portion or two. Part of the problem is that this has nearly nothing to say... and what it does put forth is reprehensible, and little else than an attempt at justifying how men were back then. It's all so forced, over the top and out of touch with reality. Nørbye is charming and sweet as usual... and she appears in a bikini, hawt... however, she can't save this train-wreck, and I doubt anyone else could have, either. What resolution there is, is shoddy at best. The Green Elevator(that's the title for those of you who don't speak Danish) simply does not leave the basement. Not enough thought was put into its construction. I recommend this to those who will agree with its message, and maybe nostalgic Danes who can't find something better than this. 3/10


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