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Ambulance (2005)

Ambulancen (original title)
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"Ambulance" is a psychological thriller based on 3 rules: 1. The entire film must take place in only ONE LOCATION; an ambulance 2. The story must be in REAL TIME; a 80 minute ride 3. There must be only 4 CHARACTERS on the ride.
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Thomas Bo Larsen ... Frank
Paw Henriksen Paw Henriksen ... Tim
Helle Fagralid ... Julie
Torbjørn Hummel Torbjørn Hummel ... Ejvin
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Niels Andersen Niels Andersen ... Far / motorcyklist
Charlotte Bidstrup Charlotte Bidstrup ... Sygeplejerske
Lars Bjarke ... Man on the road
Nicolei Faber Nicolei Faber ... Politibetjent
Annie Birgit Garde Annie Birgit Garde ... Ældre dame
Rasmus Iversen Rasmus Iversen ... Politibetjent
Mads Koudal ... Politibetjent
Lars Oluf Larsen Lars Oluf Larsen ... Politibetjent
Iben Miller Iben Miller ... Sygeplejerske
Laurits Munch-Petersen ... Ambulance driver
Mikkel Rosenberg Mikkel Rosenberg ... Blikkenslager
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Storyline

"The Ambulance" is an intense 80 minute tour de force about the two brothers, Tim and Frank, who make a robbery to get money to pay for their dying Mother, so she can continue her medical treatment in Germany, after the Danish health care system has abandoned her. But the robbery goes wrong and the police arrive and prevent the two brothers from using their planned getaway car. Instead they steal an ambulance, but they discover - during their escape from the police - that there's a dying heart Patient and a hospital intern, Julie, in the back of the ambulance. Julie tells the two brothers that the Patient will die, if they don't turn around immediatly and go back to the hospital! This splits up the two brothers. They are now, all of a sudden, in the dilemma of their life: Should they save the Patient - or their own Mother!...Tim is forced to turn against his own big brother to prevent getting a murder on his conscience! Written by Anonymous

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You don't steal an ambulance!

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Drama | Thriller

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Country:

Denmark

Language:

Danish

Release Date:

15 July 2005 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Ambulance See more »

Filming Locations:

Denmark

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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The real ambulance used in the movie broke two transmissions during the stunt scenes. See more »

Goofs

After the window in the drivers side is broken, it is visible again several times as unbroken in the chase following shortly after. See more »

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Referenced in Filmens verden: Ambulancen (2005) See more »

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Good film - bad marketing
19 July 2005 | by el-28See all my reviews

It left me breathless! I was hanging off the edge of my seat for the entire film and covering my eyes continuously! The Ambulance is full of nerve-wrecking action - but I must say that my expectations were not met entirely on the comic aspects! After having seen the trailer and chosen to see this film on account of it being an action comedy - I was a little disappointed! In retrospect I think this is due to poor marketing - leading the audience to believe one thing but delivering another! It really IS a good film - it has many layers and was even touching - but when you are mislead in the marketing department you are bound to have some unsatisfied customers! So see this film with new eyes - definitely action - but more drama than comedy (not that it doesn't have some brilliant humor from time to time) - and judge for yourself!


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