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At kende sandheden (2002)

A portrait of a famous Danish brainsurgeon, Richard malmros. The son of the surgeon, Danish moviemaker Niels malmros tells the story of his father.

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Nils Malmros
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Søren Sejersen Søren Sejersen ... Tysk soldat
Heine Petersen Heine Petersen ... Falck chauffør
Jens Albinus ... Richard Malmros
Anne Voigt Christiansen Anne Voigt Christiansen ... Operationssygeplejerske 1
Nynne Karen Nørlund Nynne Karen Nørlund ... Karls mor
Ole Jacobsen Ole Jacobsen ... Karls far
Michael Asmussen ... Frank Riber som ung
Daniel Hagedorn Daniel Hagedorn ... Karl
Lone Roesgaard Lone Roesgaard ... Operationssygeplejerske 2
Marianne Hager Marianne Hager ... Operationssygeplejerske 3
Sarah K. Øtrup Sarah K. Øtrup ... Operationssygeplejerske 4
Peter Schrøder Peter Schrøder ... Knoblau
Thomas Bendixen Thomas Bendixen ... Muldvarpen
Bent Nielsen Bent Nielsen ... Sagsøgtes advokat
Torben Vestergaard Torben Vestergaard ... Dommer 1
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A portrait of a famous Danish brainsurgeon, Richard malmros. The son of the surgeon, Danish moviemaker Niels malmros tells the story of his father.

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Country:

Denmark

Language:

Danish | German

Release Date:

25 October 2002 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Facing the Truth See more »

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Dolby Digital

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Director Nils Malmros, a surgeon, performed all the operations in this movie himself. Prior to making this movie he worked as an assistant surgeon at the neuro-surgical department once headed by his father to maintain his skills as a surgeon as well as to research for this movie. See more »

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Referenced in Far & søn: Portræt af Malmros (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Jeg er havren
Written by Aksel Agerby (as A.Agerby) & Jeppe Aakjær (as J.Aakjær)
Edition Wilhelm Hansen
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A masterpiece
22 October 2002 | by thnielsSee all my reviews

I have just returned from the cinema. A marvelous movie. I have yet to convince myself that this is Nils Malmros' best movie (which I probably will soon), but it certainly is the best and most convincing cinematography ever to come off the hands of a Danish photographer (Jan Weincke).

Truth as we know it - that is, for us who have to get it from the newspapers - is subtly questioned as are the motives that make men tick. Spiced with excruciatingly realistic brain surgery scenes, performed by Nils Malmros himself, by the way, this movie is thrilling as well as moving. Do not miss this masterpiece.


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