A tragicomic tale about the gloomy Connie Nielsen who has been emotionally detached since her father two years earlier committed suicide - on his birthday of all days. Connie's mother, Bodil, has taken to the bottle and lives through her 1982 participation in The Eurovison Song Contest; and Connie's kid brother, Christian, has become an overweight bully beating up those smaller than him. To put it mildly, time seems to have ceased and the family ties are hanging by a thread. The otherwise annual caravan trip to the Danish island Langeland was buried along with the father and hasn't been repeated since - until now.
Could anybody believe that Denmark where going to make a road movie. Well here it is. Director Jacob Bitsch (hm...) who where the director behind "endless dead ends" has in this movie probably made his best film ever.
Its really about people like you and me. If we had our dad shooting him self in a camper and we where forced to take a journey in that very camper with the rest of the family. But along the way struggling writer Connie (Mia Lyhne)and her family meets up with people that will force you to take a journey inside what you believe is yourself and what all your fears are.
This is no Bergman material but its a cute movie and well worth watching if you don't have anything else to do. You wont be disappointed but it will not shake up you foundation es well.
If you like slow dark humor this is the movie fore you!
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