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Monas verden (2001)

A Danish comedy about Mona, who suddenly has a lot to deal with after being taken hostage at a bank robbery, then chased by the love sick bank robber. The cocaine sniffing boss makes her days miserable until he ODs and she takes over.

Director:

Jonas Elmer

Writer:

Nikolaj Peyk
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sidse Babett Knudsen ... Mona
Thomas Bo Larsen ... Thorbjørn
Mads Mikkelsen ... Casper
Klaus Bondam Klaus Bondam ... Don J
Bjarne Henriksen ... Tommy
Jesper Asholt Jesper Asholt ... Chefen
Bodil Udsen Bodil Udsen ... Gudrun
Martin Buch ... Kollega, Mads
Mette Agnete Horn Mette Agnete Horn ... Kollega, Lisa
Marianne S. Madsen Marianne S. Madsen ... Kollega, Trine
Karina K. Wulff Karina K. Wulff ... Kollega, Mie
Anders Nyborg Anders Nyborg ... Kontrol tekniker
Nicolas Bro ... Filmklipper
Nicolaj Kopernikus ... Bankassistent
Martin Kongstad Martin Kongstad ... Reklamechef
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A Danish comedy about Mona, who suddenly has a lot to deal with after being taken hostage at a bank robbery, then chased by the love sick bank robber. The cocaine sniffing boss makes her days miserable until he ODs and she takes over.

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En Drøm, En Bankrøver, En Tilbeder, En Pornostjerne... Og En Event Uden Kameler!?

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Official Sites:

TV2 (danish)

Country:

Denmark

Language:

Danish

Release Date:

7 September 2001 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Mona's World See more »

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1.85 : 1
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References The Godfather (1972) See more »

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Written by Marc-George Andersen, Steffen Aaskoven, L. Erlandson, F. Leander, S. Gottlieb, Tchando, P. Lagerman
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Mona, Mona, Mona
29 October 2001 | by McBuffSee all my reviews

Second film from Jonas Elmer following his 1997 debut "Let´s Get Lost" features much of the same cast, and again has Sidse Babett-Knudsen in the lead, which is reason enough to watch this. She´s an uptight accountant who is taken hostage in a bank robbery. One of the robbers, the charming Thorbjørn (Thomas Bo Larsen) falls in love with her, but she has a problem with relationships, and fantasizes about a mystery man, which may or may not exist (Mads Mikkelsen). Her nasty boss is giving her a hard time at work, too. Funny and quirky comedy with Babett-Knudsen giving another wonderful performance, aided no end by veteran Bodil Udsen (always a pleasure), Larsen as the bank robber and Klaus Bondam as a neurotic male porn actor.

Some characters border on caricature, namely Jesper Asholt´s coke-sniffing boss and Bjarne Henriksen´s nasty bank robber, with a climactic soft drink commercial event party that reminds you of Carrie´s prom night, but a pleasant romantic comedy with plenty of laugh out loud moments.

Written by the director and Nikolaj Peyk, based on improvisational work with the actors, and with contributions from internet users.

*** (of ****)


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