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The One and Only (1999)

Den eneste ene (original title)
When handyman Niller comes to install Sus' new kitchen one day, their immediate crush is a sweet escape from both of their problematic relationships.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Sus
Niels Olsen ... Niller
Søs Egelind ... Lizzie
... Sonny
... Stella
... Mulle
Lars Kaalund ... Knud
Vanessa Gouri ... Mgala
... Adoptionsdame / Adoption lady
... Fertilitetslæge / Fertility doctor
Jacob Thuesen ... Par med nyt køkken / Couple with new kitchen
Lars Kjeldgård ... Par med nyt køkken / Couple with new kitchen (as Lars Kjeldgaard)
Berrit Kvorning ... Klinikchefen / Clinic leader
... Sonnys elskerinde / Sonny's mistress
Charlotte Munck ... Kunde / Customer
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This romantic comedy follows two couples in Copenhagen trying to settle down. Sus, who works in a beauty clinic, tries to live happily with her Italian husband. Soon after she tells him that she's pregnant she discovers that he's having an affair with one of her clients at the beauty clinic. She kicks him out of the apartment just as their new kitchen arrives. Niller, the kitchen installer, is a down-to-earth kind of guy who lives a childless, but otherwise happy life with Lizzie. They're busy preparing for a child adoption, only one event will have a huge impact on both their lives just as the newly adopted girl shows up from Burkina Fasu. At the same time Niller falls head-over-heels in love with Sus. Written by Eroka

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Hun er helt vild... bare ikke med ham.

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The movie was the biggest Danish box office success of the nineties. See more »

Goofs

In the hospital, the paper sticking out of Sonny's bleeding nose jumps from right nostril to left and back again. See more »

Quotes

Knud: If you were Ludo pieces... Would you have been captured now?
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Remade as The One and Only (2002) See more »

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Love Special
Written by Jesper Winge Leisner
Performed by Zindy Laursen (as Cindy Lauersen) and Mark Linn
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Best danish movie I've ever seen!!
10 June 2001 | by See all my reviews

I must say that it's the best danish picture I've ever seen, even if Festen also was a very good and interesting film. This is a romantic comedy which is as good as the best american and english once, for instance When Harry Met Sally... and Four Weddings And A Funeral. If you like that kind of movies and can accept the danish language =) you will like this movie, Den eneste Ene, too.


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