Christoffer and Maja's trip to Prague to bring back Chistoffer's deceased father evolves into the story of a break-up. In the wake of the events that follow, secrets gradually emerge which threaten to destroy their marriage.
A hairdresser, who has lost her hair to cancer, finds out her husband is having an affair, travels to Italy for her daughter's wedding, and meets a widower who still blames the world for the loss of his wife.
How far would decent human beings be willing to go, when tragedy blurs the line between just and unjust? With "A Second Chance", Susanne Bier and Anders Thomas Jensen have crafted another ... See full summary »
Nikolaj Lie Kaas
Four small-time gangsters from Copenhagen trick a gangster boss: they take over 4,000,000 kroner which they were supposed to bring him. Trying to escape to Barcelona they are forced to stop... See full summary »
Jacob Pederson lives in shanty surroundings in Bombay, India, and assists in the running of Anand Orphanage and School. He had attempted a number of projects to assist orphans, including child prostitutes - all quite in vain. He has adopted a young male orphan, Pramod, and takes special care of him. With growing pressure on the facilities, which is on the verge bankruptcy, the orphanage receives an offer of funding from wealthy Danish citizen, Jorgen, which may put an end to its problems. In order to obtain the money, Jacob must travel to Copenhagen, meet with Jorgen, get financial assistance, and be back to celebrate Pramod's 8th birthday. He sets forth, is received by Christian Refner, an employee and future son-in-law of Jorgen. Jacob is shown all possible courtesy and even housed in a posh apartment. He subsequently meets with Jorgen, shows him video-tapes and submits that a few Kroner could really save several lives which would otherwise succumb to minor illnesses and infections....Written by
Mads Mikkelsen and Sidse Babett Knudsen share the same birthday, November 22. See more »
When the couple gets married, the rings are placed on the fingers, but no visible in scenes post marriage. The customs in Denmark may be different, but throughout the film, wedding bands, rings, etc. migrate from hand to hand (wedding band on the right hand for women, left for men), and also disappear. See more »
It seems incredible, but 'Susanne Bier' (qv) can apparently overdo herself every time! Just when I thought that 'Brødre (2004)' (qv) would simply be the peak of her career, she comes out with this masterpiece! Brilliant actors! Every role in this film is played out so well! Particularly 'Rolf Lassgård' (qv) does a fabulous job. The film has brilliant music, brilliant cinematography and a brilliant plot! Oh yeah, and ask me if it's touching! Please! I haven't been this moved since I saw 'I Am Sam (2001)' (qv), and that's saying something! 10/10 without hesitation. I simply can't put my finger on anything bad about this film. Just go see it, or you'll miss out on one of the finest moments in film history! Well done, Susanne! Bravo!
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