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Awakening (2008)

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16-year-old Carsten just started dating Melissa. He is introduced to her sweet and likable parents, who kindly welcome their first son in law. On a weekend in their summerhouse it turns out... See full summary »

Director:

Christian Tafdrup

Writers:

Jonatan Spang (idea), Christian Tafdrup (idea) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Allan Hyde ... Carsten
Julie Grundtvig Wester Julie Grundtvig Wester ... Melissa
Lars Brygmann ... Stig
Ellen Hillingsø ... Birgitte
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16-year-old Carsten just started dating Melissa. He is introduced to her sweet and likable parents, who kindly welcome their first son in law. On a weekend in their summerhouse it turns out that Carsten and Melissa's dad might have more in common than they first thought. Written by Nordisk Film A/S

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Genres:

Short | Drama

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Nice little story
5 December 2019 | by elq-27027See all my reviews

Even though I 'm a girl, I really like slash. In this film, the emerging relationship between a man and a boy is shown very delicately and subtly. This can happen to each of us, because love is unpredictable.


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Country:

Denmark

Language:

Danish

Release Date:

30 April 2008 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

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Budget:

DKK3,000,000 (estimated)
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Nordisk Film See more »
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Color
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