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Brotherhood (2009)

Broderskab (original title)
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Former Danish servicemen Lars and Jimmy are thrown together while training in a neo-Nazi group. Moving from hostility through to friendship and finally passion, events take a darker turn when it's discovered.

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Nicolo Donato
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Thure Lindhardt ... Lars
David Dencik ... Jimmy
Nicolas Bro ... Tykke
Morten Holst ... Patrick
Hanne Hedelund Hanne Hedelund ... Moderen
Lars Simonsen ... Faderen
Anders Heinrichsen ... Lasse
Jon Lange ... Bo
Lena Bjørn Lena Bjørn ... Sygeplejerske
Claus Flygare ... Ebbe
Signe Egholm Olsen ... Karina
Martin Metz Martin Metz ... Jonas
Johannes Lassen ... Kenneth
Peter Plaugborg Peter Plaugborg ... Sergent
Michael Grønnemose Michael Grønnemose ... Laust
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Storyline

Former Danish servicemen Lars and Jimmy are thrown together while training in a neo-Nazi group. Moving from hostility through grudging admiration to friendship and finally passion, events take a darker turn when their illicit relationship is uncovered. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive language, some violence and sexual content | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Denmark | Sweden

Language:

Danish

Release Date:

6 August 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Brotherhood See more »

Filming Locations:

Svendborg, Fyn, Denmark See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,341, 8 August 2010

Gross USA:

$8,979

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$240,887
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Connections

Spoofed in Live fra Bremen: Episode #1.4 (2009) See more »

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Swimming at Night
Music by Simon Brenting and Jesper Mechlenburg
(p) & © 2013 Gateway Music / Mechlenburg Music
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Honest and heartbreaking depiction of an impossible love story
1 June 2011 | by matteopregioSee all my reviews

I found this movie to be absolutely stunning in terms of direction and acting. The two lead actors were absolutely great and believable in their performances. The director was great at capturing moments of erotic tension and tenderness between the two leads. In terms of plot and story-writing there are certainly some flaws that could have been better worked out, but I really appreciated the way the theme was approached and developed. The neo nazi ideology was certainly one of the main themes but the director and the writers weren't too judgmental and they let the characters shine regardless of the reasons that brought them to be a part of such a violent and racist community. I certainly advice to watch it, cause it gives a good depiction of a "different" homosexual relationship not framable in the usual stereotypes of gay love. Good job!


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