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En kort en lang (2001)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Romance, Drama | 16 November 2001 (Denmark)
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

Writers:

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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Genres:

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 »

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References The Postman (1997) See more »

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The most offensive and infuriating movie I've ever seen
9 June 2014 | by jm10701See all my reviews

I can't believe I live on the same planet with people so stupid and so stunted emotionally that they can like or even tolerate this movie - but the evidence is right here, all around me on this page. It's mind-boggling.

I've seen thousands of movies, and I've seen hundreds of gay movies, and this is BY FAR the most offensive and infuriating movie I have ever seen anywhere. The only way I can explain it is that the people who like this despicable movie MUST be straight, and therefore unable to help being morons.

Any gay man or lesbian, or any transsexual or otherwise non-straight human being who likes this garbage must despise themselves. There IS no other possible explanation.

This is one of those slick commercial movies - like Brokeback Mountain - made about gay people but made BY straight people and FOR straight people so that they can feel good about how liberal and open-minded they are, while producing such a warped and depraved image of what non-straight people are really like that they are only deepening and reinforcing their already deplorable ignorance of what it means to be different.

I cannot tell you how much I hate this movie, but I hope I've managed to give you at least a vague notion of how I feel about it.


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