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Take the Trash (2008)

Blå mænd (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy | 15 August 2008 (Denmark)
Jesper Jensen is a successful IT salesman who stops at nothing, even if it means backstabbing his best friend. Being number one in the company and having a beautiful wife and a lovely home,... See full summary »

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Rasmus Heide
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Thure Lindhardt ... Jesper Jensen
Sidse Babett Knudsen ... Lotte
Mick Øgendahl ... Dion
Troels Lyby ... Theodor
Helle Fagralid ... Sofie
Per Rosenberg Per Rosenberg ... Karsten
Maibritt Saerens ... Kasandra
Claes Bang ... Lars
Søren Malling ... Varberg
Beate Bille ... Dorte
Jens Jørn Spottag ... Steiner
Anne-Grethe Bjarup Riis Anne-Grethe Bjarup Riis ... Elin
Martin Brygmann Martin Brygmann ... Kørerlære
Dick Kaysø Dick Kaysø ... Dions far
Mira Wanting Mira Wanting ... Dions kone
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Storyline

Jesper Jensen is a successful IT salesman who stops at nothing, even if it means backstabbing his best friend. Being number one in the company and having a beautiful wife and a lovely home, Jesper seems to lead a perfect life, but one day his arrogance and self confidence hits him in the face like a boomerang and he loses everything overnight. Jesper is sentenced to do community service at a recycling center with the odd and funny characters Dion, Theodor, and Lotte. At first he looks down on these people and doesn't want to be associated with them. When he begins to loosen up, however, he discovers that he can learn a lot from their straight forward and honest approach to life. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

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Official Sites:

Official site [Denmark]

Country:

Denmark

Language:

Danish

Release Date:

15 August 2008 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Take the Trash See more »

Filming Locations:

Copenhagen, Denmark See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

DKK 10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

DKK 4,817,792 (Denmark), 17 August 2008, Limited Release
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Production Co:

Fridthjof Film See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The opening sequence of the theatrical version featured a shot of the headquarters of the scandalized IT Factory, a company involved in huge corporate frauds. The text on the front of the building was changed in the DVD version to say ITS Infocom. See more »

Crazy Credits

Outtakes are shown throughout the credits. See more »

Connections

Featured in Skraldets juveler: Bag Blå mænd (2009) See more »

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A sweet and hilarious movie about how people ought to treat each other
24 August 2008 | by karen-gerlingSee all my reviews

I can't remember when I last laughed this much, when watching a danish movie. I was warned that the movie was for young people and their sense of humor, but I am going on to fifty and I really enjoyed this movie. For almost two weeks after having been to the cinema, I kept thinking about episodes from the movie and telling everybody about it. I went to a preview, so it took my friends two weeks before they could share this great experience with me - but finally they did, on my recommendation, and they all agree with me - the movie is fantastic and refreshingly new, and now finally I can laugh with others over "Blå mænd". Thank you Mick and Rasmus


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