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Fukssvansen (2001)

Dennis and Carl are brothers who live on a small farm in the Danish countryside. None too bright, Dennis wants a girlfriend for Christmas. Carl makes sure that Dennis gets just that when he... See full summary »

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Niels Arden Oplev
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Cast

Cast overview:
Martin Buch ... Dennis
Anders W. Berthelsen Anders W. Berthelsen ... Carl
Sidse Babett Knudsen ... Rita
Tommy Kenter Tommy Kenter ... Anton
Birthe Neumann Birthe Neumann ... Elly
Thomas Bo Larsen ... Finn
Peter Aude Peter Aude ... Erwin (as Peter LEnnart Aude)
Samy Andersen Samy Andersen ... Hassan
Rasmus Krapylovitsch von Bisse Sams-Dodd Rasmus Krapylovitsch von Bisse Sams-Dodd ... Rasmus
Hanne Løvendahl Hanne Løvendahl ... Kvinden ved bordet
Lone Wismann Lone Wismann ... Extra
Søs Leimand Søs Leimand ... Extra
Ingrid Rosendal Ingrid Rosendal ... Extra
Troels Asmussen Troels Asmussen ... Tankpasser
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Storyline

Dennis and Carl are brothers who live on a small farm in the Danish countryside. None too bright, Dennis wants a girlfriend for Christmas. Carl makes sure that Dennis gets just that when he meets Rita at the local pub. She is on the run from her husband and she doesn't turn down the chance to hide away at Carl and Dennis's place. Written by Jack

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Country:

Denmark

Language:

Danish

Release Date:

2 November 2001 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Chop Chop See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The scene where Sidse Babett Knudsen wakes up in bed next to a severed foot and suddenly regains the ability to speak, was all ad-libbed after she and the director decided that her character Rita needed some more personality. There wasn't time to add to the script, so she had to make up additional dialogue herself while filming. See more »

Crazy Credits

During the end title a drawing of a saw appears several time, referring to the title Fukssvansen (the old Danish word for saw.) See more »

Connections

Spoofs The Terminator (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

The Poodle
Written by Puurtinen
Performed by Honey B and the T-Bones
Sundance Music
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Duh...
5 November 2001 | by McBuffSee all my reviews

Coal black farce plays like a cross between "Dumb & Dumber", "The Texas Chain Saw Massacre" and "Mifune", but is a lot less accomplished than any of them. The story of two dimwitted brothers and their troubles with a corpse, a nosy neighbor and a pregnant waitress is pretty thin, but director Oplev tries to compensate with off-the-wall gags and gross-out humor, which sometimes work, sometimes doesn´t. The cast is game, and obviously has a whale of a time, and there are a couple of genuine belly-laughs, but this is a mostly forgettable fare. Leave your brain at the door, and you´ll have a lot of fun, though. **½ (of ****)


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