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The Fakir (2004)

Fakiren fra Bilbao (original title)
Not Rated | | Adventure, Family | 25 December 2004 (Denmark)
When two children move into an old house with their mother they find magical mystery involving a lively spirit and a precious diamond.

Director:

Peter Flinth

Writers:

Mette Heeno (screenplay), Bjarne Reuter (novel)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sidse Babett Knudsen ... Louise
Moritz Bleibtreu ... Lombardo
Julie Zangenberg ... Emma
Aksel Leth Aksel Leth ... Tom
Ole Thestrup Ole Thestrup ... Maxwell Moony
Peter Gantzler ... Florian Flambert
Fares Fares ... Frank Flambert
Lisa Nilsson ... Fru Hagawagitta
Ashwani Chopra Ashwani Chopra ... Mr. Hagawagitta
Morten Thunbo ... Ung betjent
Lars Lønnerup Lars Lønnerup ... Ældre betjent
Tine Brix Tine Brix ... Servitrice
Peter Michaelsen Peter Michaelsen ... Dommer
Desmond Scarlett Desmond Scarlett ... Død mand i kiste
Bob Bob ... Katten Bob
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When two children move into an old house with their mother they find magical mystery involving a lively spirit and a precious diamond.

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Adventure | Family

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Trivia

There is only 8 days between Sidse Babett Knudsen and Julie Zangenberg's birthdays. Sidse's birthday is on November 22 and Julie's birthday is on November 30. See more »

Connections

Featured in Troldspejlet: Episode #32.16 (2004) See more »

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Brilliant
19 September 2004 | by Commander_BondSee all my reviews

I was lucky enough to see the World Premiere of this brilliant movie about the 13-year old twins, Emma and Tom, who with their mother moves into a spooky-like castle.

The movie was not only spooky, it also had a perfect blend of humor and was exciting and funny all the way to the end. I saw it with my 6-year old daughter who also had a good time, but I will not recommend it for smaller children as it does have many "dark moments" and I even saw adults jump from their chairs!

Emma is played by Julie Zangenberg, who is known from the movie Klatretøsen, which has been a big hit in Denmark as well as in our neighboring countries.

Fakiren fra Bilbao is really well made and should be able to do well internationally also. The premiere in Denmark is set to Christmas 2004. I am sure it will be a Merry Christmas...


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Country:

Denmark

Language:

Danish

Release Date:

25 December 2004 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$19,619
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M&M Productions See more »
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Dolby Digital

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2.35 : 1
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