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Anne Louise Hassing
Willy leaves prison with BIG PLANS. He wants to revitalize his old rock band so he contacts the other 3. A prostitute next door joins them as singer. He keeps disappointing his son by not showing up when agreed.
Jesper W. Nielsen
Thomas Bo Larsen,
Henrik Noël Olesen
Mick and Tom are an unlikely father-son team of petty thieves. They've been hired to steal a painting from a museum. By accident, they steal the wrong painting: Denmark's only original Rembrandt masterpiece, worth millions.
A man comes to Korsbæk, Denmark, in 1929, opens a women's clothing store in competition with an established one - bringing him up against the conservative establishment including the bank manager. We follow the families until after WWII.
Nete is a tough woman of 35 who runs her job, husband, and teenage daughter with a firm and efficient hand. Her father suddenly becomes ill. Seriously ill. Nete forces a doctor to tell her how much time he has left. 3 weeks, hardly any longer. Nete's father becomes bitter and introvert, but Nete insists that he come to live with her and her family the few weeks he has left. "You should die with your family." Nete's father moves in and puts even more strain on Nete's family and everyday life. They all try to cope with the situation - he has only three weeks left, and you don't argue with a dying man. Three weeks pass by. A month. Nete's father does not die, his appetite comes back, the doctors begin to have doubts as to the prognosis, and Nete has a problem. Space is limited in every possible way. Nete's husband seeks comfort outside of their home, her daughter begins to rebel, and as the relationship between Nete and her father has not been too good for years, things are bound to ...Written by
Whatever you see in Danish movies right now seems to be likeable. Their relation dramas are real dramas, but almost always on a level everybody knows from their own lives.
This is another great appearance by Paprika Steen, not aware of how much she dominates her family with her flashing eyes, including her dying father. She doesn't understand why everybody flee, but they prefer that instead of confronting her.
Great performances also by Ole Ernst and Troels Lyby. This is a piece of reality, but dramatic all the same.
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