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Mifunes sidste sang (1999)

Kresten has moved from his parents farm on a small Danish island to Copenhagen in order to pursue his working career. When his father dies he has to move back to the farm, where nothing ... See full summary »

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Søren Kragh-Jacobsen (uncredited)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Iben Hjejle ... Liva Psilander
Anders W. Berthelsen Anders W. Berthelsen ... Kresten
Jesper Asholt Jesper Asholt ... Rud
Emil Tarding Emil Tarding ... Bjarke Psilander
Anders Hove ... Gerner
Sofie Gråbøl ... Claire
Paprika Steen ... Pernille
Mette Bratlann Mette Bratlann ... Nina
Susanne Storm Susanne Storm ... Hanne
Ellen Hillingsø ... Lykke
Sidse Babett Knudsen ... Bibbi
Søren Fauli Søren Fauli ... Stemmen (voice)
Søren Malling ... Palle Alfons
Kjeld Nørgaard Kjeld Nørgaard ... Claires far (as Keld Nørgaard)
Kirsten Vaupel Kirsten Vaupel ... Claires mor
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Storyline

Kresten has moved from his parents farm on a small Danish island to Copenhagen in order to pursue his working career. When his father dies he has to move back to the farm, where nothing much has happened since he left. He places an ad in the local newspaper to get help running the farm and taking care of his mentally disabled brother. A prostitute named Liva, who is running away from annoying telephone calls, answers it. But running away from your past isn't easy. Written by Allan Simonsen

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Genres:

Romance | Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexuality and language, and for some violence | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Denmark | Sweden

Language:

Danish

Release Date:

12 March 1999 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Mifune See more »

Filming Locations:

Copenhagen, Denmark See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$27,530, 27 February 2000, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$585,016, 11 June 2000
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

This is the third film to be made according to the Dogme 95 rules. See more »

Quotes

Liva Psilander: Livet er en lang lort, som man skal tage en kæmpe bid af hver dag!
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Soundtracks

Nocturne No 9 Opus 2
by Frédéric Chopin
Performed by Nulle & Verdensorkestret
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My favorite movie
9 October 2006 | by meeshootkinSee all my reviews

Very emotional and romantic movie. Real love story, not a Cinderella fairy tale.

MSS is about small town people. The main hero has moved to the big city, succeeded in business and had married "the right" woman. But within a day he is forced to come back to his old house, to his ill-minded brother, to the problems and life of different scale. To the old samurai Toshiro Mifune, who lives in the cellar. But there he finally realizes how people from there are dear for him.

The main idea is "the life is not just roses, we have to overcome difficulties and always stay human to each other".

Lively actors performance and light atmosphere together with an exciting story make this movie a must-watch.


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