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Hjemve (2007)

Not Rated | | Comedy | 30 March 2007 (Denmark)
An unknown, naked man has been seen walking about late night in a Danish provincial town. This is blown out of proportion with fear, accusations, strike etc., affecting the whole town.

Director:

Lone Scherfig
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Cast

Credited cast:
Lars Kaalund Lars Kaalund ... Apoteker
Bodil Jørgensen Bodil Jørgensen ... Myrtle
Ann Eleonora Jørgensen Ann Eleonora Jørgensen ... Margrethe
Peter Gantzler ... Erling
Peter Hesse Overgaard Peter Hesse Overgaard ... Lindy Steen
Pernille Vallentin Pernille Vallentin ... Mette-Inge
Mia Lyhne Mia Lyhne ... Ulla
Ida Dwinger Ida Dwinger ... Darling
Stina Ekblad ... Missionær
Steen Stig Lommer Steen Stig Lommer ... Missionær
Kristian Ibler Kristian Ibler ... Jesper Tøjmand
Henrik Lykkegaard Henrik Lykkegaard ... Bo
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Marie Askehave ... Defektrice
Simone Bendix Simone Bendix ... Defektrice
Thomas Buchreiz Thomas Buchreiz ... (as Thomas Buchreitz)
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As the citizens of a secluded Danish town gradually lose their trust in one another, the sight of a naked man in the early morning hours sets off an unsettling wave of paranoia. Now, as a dedicated group of inhabitants set out to uncover the naked man's identity and re-establish their sense of community, they suddenly begin to realize that in assisting their neighbors they are simultaneously and inadvertently bettering themselves as well. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

Denmark

Language:

Danish

Release Date:

30 March 2007 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Anef endymaton See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Zentropa Entertainments See more »
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Technical Specs

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Much of the film was written between shooting with the intention of letting the filming process guide the story without being able to go back and change earlier events. See more »

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Referenced in Hjemve - Opdagelsen af en film (2007) See more »

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Loved this film
1 May 2008 | by vbaadhSee all my reviews

We just saw this film at the San Francisco Film Festival, and it was wonderful..charming, intimate, funny, genuine, a real successful ensemble piece with a little mystery and sex for good measure. Worth going to see, for everyone. We had awful seats, in the second row, and still enjoyed the film, although I can't recommend sitting so close for your eyes switching back and forth between the subtitles and the full screen. But that wasn't the fault of the film, more ours for a late start and assuming it wouldn't be a full house. Wrong! And, isn't Danish a weird language? Often in a foreign film one can sort of follow the language and the text and can find a rhythm of them going together, but that doesn't work that way with Danish. Overall, a very fun film that I'd love to see again and I highly recommend it.


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