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En kort en lang (2001)

Jacob is a young man used to getting everything he wants. For several years, he has been living in a happy homosexual partnership with Jørgen, and one night Jacob decides to pop the big ... See full summary »

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Hella Joof

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Hella Joof (screenplay), Klaus Bondam (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mads Mikkelsen ... Jacob
Troels Lyby ... Jørgen
Charlotte Munck Charlotte Munck ... Caroline
Jesper Lohmann ... Tom
Oskar Walsøe Oskar Walsøe ... Oskar
Peter Frödin Peter Frödin ... Frederik
Nikolaj Steen Nikolaj Steen ... Mads
Ditte Gråbøl Ditte Gråbøl ... Inge
Morten Kirkskov ... Adrian
Henning Jensen ... Palle
Pernille Højmark Pernille Højmark ... Ellen
Ellen Hillingsø ... Anne
Ghita Nørby Ghita Nørby ... Bine
Thomas Winding Thomas Winding ... Hans Henrik
Klaus Bondam Klaus Bondam ... Præsten
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Storyline

Jacob is a young man used to getting everything he wants. For several years, he has been living in a happy homosexual partnership with Jørgen, and one night Jacob decides to pop the big question to Jørgen. Jørgen happily accepts Jacobs marriage proposal, but then something happens: Jacob falls in love with a girl, and not just any girl. The girl is Caroline, married to Jørgens younger brother Tom. Jacob's life suddenly gets very complicated, trying to figure out whether he wants to spend his life with Jørgen or Caroline. Most of all, he wants both! When Caroline gets pregnant with Jacob, matters are even more complicated. Written by Frustrator

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Comedy | Romance | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

Denmark | Germany

Language:

Danish

Release Date:

16 November 2001 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Shake Your Heart See more »

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Budget:

DKK 16,500,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The person Sørmand who Frederik talks about all the time is finally revealed in the photos during the end credits. It turns out to be the real-life TV host Søren Kaster who among other things was the first host of the Danish version of "Jeopardy!". See more »

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During the end credits photos show what happens later. E.g. the happy family with the new baby, Mads with the female cop, etc. See more »

Connections

References The Celebration (1998) See more »

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Written by Povl Kristian and Mark Linn
Performed by Mark Linn
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The cinema's first closeted heterosexual?
18 April 2003 | by Havan_IronOakSee all my reviews

Jørgen & Jacob are a happy gay couple living in Denmark. On the night of Jacob's birthday party Jørgen proposes marriage and Jacob accepts only to find that he's fallen in love with Caroline, Jørgen's sister-in-law. While the hetero couple try gallantly to deny the attraction, its there and it quickly leads to all manner of complications.


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