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Kira's Reason: A Love Story (2001)

En kærlighedshistorie (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama | 26 October 2001 (Denmark)
Kira and Mads try to work out their marriage, after Kira has been two years in a mental institution, but is she really ready for the real world?

Director:

Ole Christian Madsen (uncredited)

Writers:

Ole Christian Madsen (screenplay), Mogens Rukov (screenplay in cooperation with)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Stine Stengade ... Kira
Lars Mikkelsen ... Mads
Sven Wollter ... Kira's Father
Peaches Latrice Petersen Peaches Latrice Petersen ... Kay
Camilla Bendix Camilla Bendix ... Charlotte
Lotte Bergstrøm Lotte Bergstrøm ... Michelle
Thomas W. Gabrielsson ... Gustav
Ronnie Lorenzen Ronnie Lorenzen ... Mikkel (as Ronnie Hiort Lorenzen)
Oliver Appelt Nielsen Oliver Appelt Nielsen ... Julius
Klaus Pagh Klaus Pagh ... Mads' Boss
Claus Strandberg Claus Strandberg ... 1st Supplier
Henrik Birch ... 2nd Supplier
Michael Hasselflug Michael Hasselflug ... 3rd Supplier
Helle Merete Sørensen Helle Merete Sørensen ... Wife of 1st Supplier
Nicolas Bro ... John
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Storyline

Kira and Mads have been married for some years when she is put away for two years in a mental institution. The movie begins when she returns to her home, her husband and their two kids. However, she is not fully recovered and doesn't know how to behave in the outside world. She also suspects Mads of having an affair. She causes several scandals, before she gets one final chance to do something right. The question is if their love is strong enough to overcome all these troubles. Written by Kynde

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Denmark

Language:

Danish | Swedish | English

Release Date:

26 October 2001 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Kira's Reason: A Love Story See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,791, 19 January 2003, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,791, 19 January 2003
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The Dogme 95 certificate at the beginning of the film reads as follows: "This is to confirm that the director of the following motion picture, "En kærlighedshistorie", has submitted a signed, sworn statement to the effect that this motion picture has been produced in compliance with the rules and intentions set forth in the Dogme 95 manifesto. Dogme no. 21. Confirmed this day: Copenhagen 5. marts 2001." Signed Lars von Trier, Kristian Levring, Thomas Vinterberg, Søren Kragh-Jacobsen. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Bag kameraet: En kærlighedshistorie (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Kvinde min
(Gasolin' / arr. César Berti (as C. Berti))
Performed by Øyvind Ougaard (as Ougaard), César Berti (as Berti), Klaus Menzer (as Menzer) & Mads Vinding (as Vinding)
Courtesy of Pink Alice Music
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