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Villa paranoia (2004)

A satire, psychological drama and comedy rolled into one, director Erik Clausen's Villa Paranoia adeptly draws upon rich characters, who demonstrate the values and strength of the human heart, to create a portrait of Denmark today.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Erik Clausen Erik Clausen ... Jørgen
Sonja Richter ... Anna
Frits Helmuth Frits Helmuth ... Walentin
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Carsten Bang Carsten Bang ... Lars
Søren Westerberg Bentsen Søren Westerberg Bentsen ... Kenneth
Kim Borch-Nielsen Kim Borch-Nielsen ... Jørgen 13 år
Susanne Breuning Susanne Breuning ... Beline
Jelena Bundalovic Jelena Bundalovic ... Marina
Zita Djenes Zita Djenes ... Maria
Kadhim Faraj Kadhim Faraj ... Arabisk tolk
Katrine Faxtorff Katrine Faxtorff ... Brudepige
Maya Filskov Maya Filskov ... Brudepige
Thomas Hedemann Thomas Hedemann ... Leder af landmandskursus
Bo Henriksen Bo Henriksen ... Fan
Eva Holbek Eva Holbek ... Asylcenter leder
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A satire, psychological drama and comedy rolled into one, director Erik Clausen's Villa Paranoia adeptly draws upon rich characters, who demonstrate the values and strength of the human heart, to create a portrait of Denmark today.

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Denmark

Language:

Danish | Serbian

Release Date:

12 March 2004 (Denmark) See more »

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Dolby Digital

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2.35 : 1
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Lovers of Danish dogma films : watch out ! A different film.
8 June 2007 | by FilmCriticLalitRaoSee all my reviews

For those astute spectators who thought that Danish cinema was all about Dogma type over the top, hype films than you are for a shock. There is not an ounce of doubt that Danish dogma films were good. The only bad thing about them is that people were getting used to the idea that Danish cinema belongs exclusively to Lars Von Trier. But as is wont with intelligent viewers, fastidious film lovers are always desirous of exploring new facets of cinemas unknown to them. It is with this idea that one must watch this film. Villa Paranoia is directed by Erik Clausen who is a much respected veteran of Danish cinema.He has made a simple film which entertains its viewers nicely. At a close look, it has moments of romantic alliance between its leading players. At the same time it tackles serious issues too.It talks of issues like old people, unemployment, love and affection. Directing oneself in one's own film is a serious challenge. However, Erik Clausen proved his critics wrong by giving fine performances as an actor. A DVD of this film is available from K-films.


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