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Skagerrak (2003)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 14 March 2003 (Denmark)
Skagerrak is the story of being hit by happiness when you least expect it. In their late twenties and tired of partying their way around the world, Danish Marie and Irish Sophie come ashore... See full summary »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Iben Hjejle ... Marie
Bronagh Gallagher ... Sophie
Martin Henderson ... Ian / Ken
Ewen Bremner ... Gabriel
Gary Lewis ... Willy
Simon McBurney ... Thomas
Helen Baxendale ... Stella
James Cosmo ... Robert
Scott Handy ... Roman
Kay Gallie Kay Gallie ... Housekeeper
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Peter Andersson Peter Andersson ... Dream Child
Tam Dean Burn Tam Dean Burn ... Dr. Meisling
George Carson ... Guy on Boat - ship Captain
Andrew Dallmeyer Andrew Dallmeyer ... Undertaker
Russell Hunter ... Priest
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Skagerrak is the story of being hit by happiness when you least expect it. In their late twenties and tired of partying their way around the world, Danish Marie and Irish Sophie come ashore in Northern Scotland. After another drunken night they are soon parted from all their accumulated cash. Out of money and out of luck ambitious Sophie pressures Marie into accepting a lucrative job as surrogate mother. Months on, Marie finds herself alone, life having taken a dramatic turn. Heavily pregnant, and wanting to terminate her pregnancy, she's on the run from the future parents, searching for Sophie's old flame, Ken. In a case of mistaken identity, Marie ends up in hiding with three strange men in a seedy Glasgow garage. But then happiness strikes again. Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Language:

English | Danish

Release Date:

14 March 2003 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Sweet Dreams See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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worth it
27 March 2004 | by dirdevdirSee all my reviews

I guess this film failed to get significant, if any, distribution to cinemas. I wondered whether to bother setting the vcr. It was worth it! McBurney was tops for me plus a cameo for (the now late) Russell Hunter at the funeral. Multi-cultural mayhem. Raises disturbing questions about the good films we miss because they are not flavour of the year.


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