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Et rigtigt menneske (2001)

A modern fable about an invisible man who gets the chance to become a real human being. He has to learn to be brave, honest and conscientious. 'P' is a fantasy figure, living behind the ... See full summary »

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Åke Sandgren (uncredited)

Writer:

Åke Sandgren
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nikolaj Lie Kaas ... P
Peter Mygind ... Walther
Susan Olsen Susan Olsen ... Charlotte (as Susan A Olsen)
Troels II Munk Troels II Munk ... Stromboli
Line Kruse Line Kruse ... Tanja
Søren Hauch-Fausbøll Søren Hauch-Fausbøll ... Kjeldsen
Clara Nepper Winther Clara Nepper Winther ... Lisa
Oliver Zahle Oliver Zahle ... Benny
Charlotte Munksgaard Charlotte Munksgaard ... Molly (as Chalotte Munksgaard)
Klaus Bondam Klaus Bondam ... Ulrik
Peter Belli Peter Belli ... Sedergren
Hans Henrik Voetmann Hans Henrik Voetmann ... Kunde i Skobutik
Jesper Asholt Jesper Asholt ... Tern
Henning Palner Henning Palner ... Forsberg
Anne O. Pagh Anne O. Pagh ... Anna, Sekretær (as Anne Oppenhagen Pagh)
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Storyline

A modern fable about an invisible man who gets the chance to become a real human being. He has to learn to be brave, honest and conscientious. 'P' is a fantasy figure, living behind the wallpaper in seven year-old Lisa's bedroom. Due to the destruction of the building in which Lisa lives, P leaves Lisa and her fantasy world. He ends up at a refugee center, where he learns Danish and becomes an integrated member of society. An apartment is assigned to P and he gets a job in a shoe store. P's naiveté and good will makes him an easy prey. Without being guilty, he becomes under suspicion of being a wanted child molester. This is the story of P's dramatic journey through the Fall of Man in an attempt to become a good citizen. Written by Anonymous

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Official Sites:

Zentropa/Nordisk Film

Country:

Denmark

Language:

Danish

Release Date:

27 April 2001 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Dogme # 18 - Et rigtigt menneske See more »

Filming Locations:

Copenhagen, Denmark

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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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P: I am a real human being.
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Dogme does it again
6 April 2001 | by tg-11See all my reviews

"Et rigtigt menneske" means "a real human-being". This movie is about ordinary people, their life, happiness and misery.

It's about a couple (Peter Mygind and Susan Olsen) who's much to occupied by their work to take care of their little daughter, Sara. Sara, however, has a invisible friend, P. Under mystical circumstances, P comes to life as a "real human being", but has no idea how it is living in the year 2001.

There's a lot of laughs throughout the movie, but beside that it's also a story about a man who just wants to live as a normal person.

Since the movie is under the dogme-rules (hand-held camera, no sound-post-production etc.), it has nothing but what every movie really should have: a great story and some brilliant acting.

The characters are all absolutely perfect, the dialog is amazing and the story are really something.

One of the best pictures this year. Go see it; you wont regret it.

10/10


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