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To verdener (2008)

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The daughter of a Jehovah's Witness is forced to choose between religion and love when she falls for someone outside her faith.

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Niels Arden Oplev
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Cast

Credited cast:
Rosalinde Mynster Rosalinde Mynster ... Sara (as Rosalinde Spanning)
Pilou Asbæk ... Teis
Jens Jørn Spottag ... Andreas
Sarah Boberg ... Karen (as Sarah Kjærgaard Boberg)
Anders W. Berthelsen Anders W. Berthelsen ... John
Sarah Juel Werner ... Elisabeth
Jacob Ottensten Jacob Ottensten ... August (as Jacob August Ottensten)
Thomas Knuth-Winterfeldt Thomas Knuth-Winterfeldt ... Jonas
Charlotte Fich ... Jette
Hans Henrik Voetmann Hans Henrik Voetmann ... Vagn
Catrine Beck Catrine Beck ... Thea
Hans Henrik Clemensen Hans Henrik Clemensen ... Erik
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lasse Handberg Lasse Handberg ... Mand med baby
Jytte Kvinesdal Jytte Kvinesdal ... Theas mor
Amalie Lindegård Amalie Lindegård ... Charlotte
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Storyline

Sara is a teenager who lives with her family, who are Jehova's Witnesses. The family's devout image is questioned when the parents divorce as a consequence of the father's infidelity. One night at a party Sara meets Teis, an older boy who takes an interest in her. Teis is not a Witness, and their relationship is rejected by her father, but Sara falls in love and begins to doubt her faith. Facing ostracism from her faith and family, Sara must make the toughest choice of her young life. Written by Peter Brandt Nielsen

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Denmark

Language:

Danish

Release Date:

22 February 2008 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

A hit fogságában See more »

Filming Locations:

Copenhagen, Denmark See more »

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Nordisk Film See more »
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Dolby SR | Dolby Digital

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Denmark's official submission to the 2009 Foreign Language Oscar. See more »

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When Sara and Teis meet up in Odense (she arrives at Odense Train Station with the train from Southern Fyn), they walk around in a shopping mall in Aarhus. See more »

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Featured in DR2 tema: Året der kommer (2008) See more »

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The Creeps (Aslés Full Blown Creep Mix)
Written and performed by Camille Jones
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Riveting, Sad, and Heartbreaking!
7 March 2012 | by SylSee all my reviews

First, I don't know much about Danish films so I don't recognize the actors and actresses who do a first rate job in performing their roles. The film is about Sara Dahl, a Danish 17 year old Jehovah's Witness. The film begins with the baptism of her and her best friend, Thea. Sara is more dedicated and devout than Thea at times. When Sara meets Teis at a club, their relationship begins slowly to evolve more than a friendship. It's actually realistic that they don't move fast. Jehovah's Witnesses especially the single girls like Sara and Thea don't date at all and especially outside the sect. Teis takes an interest in the religion. When things don't go as planned, Sara makes difficult choices that can ruin her family. This film is based on Tabitha's Story which is probably true. While Sara is played beautifully by the actress as a sympathetic, complicated, young woman who must make serious decisions even without the back up of her family. This film is worth watching even with subtitles.


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