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Sandheden om mænd (2010)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 7 October 2010 (Denmark)
Mads, a 34-year-old scriptwriter, goes through a crisis in life when a close friend of his has a stroke and ends up in a coma. Mads breaks up with his girlfriend for ten years and tries to ... See full summary »

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Nikolaj Arcel
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Thure Lindhardt ... Mads
Tuva Novotny ... Marie
Rosalinde Mynster Rosalinde Mynster ... Julie
Signe Egholm Olsen ... Louise
Henning Valin Jakobsen ... Peter (as Henning Valin)
Karen-Lise Mynster Karen-Lise Mynster ... Birthe
Hans Henrik Voetmann Hans Henrik Voetmann ... Ulrik Hartmann
Mads Reuther ... Mads 17 år
Emma Leth Emma Leth ... Lærke 17 år
Rikke Louise Andersson ... Lærke 33 år
Rasmus Botoft ... Jonas
Malin Brolin-Tani Malin Brolin-Tani ... Cilla (as Malin Tani)
Nikolaj Cederholm Nikolaj Cederholm ... Julies far
Nastja Arcel Nastja Arcel ... Julies mor
Iben Dorner ... Trine
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Mads, a 34-year-old scriptwriter, goes through a crisis in life when a close friend of his has a stroke and ends up in a coma. Mads breaks up with his girlfriend for ten years and tries to find a different path in life. The movie has a meta storyline about making movies.

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The (anti)romantic comedy of the year.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

Denmark

Language:

Danish

Release Date:

7 October 2010 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Truth About Men See more »

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Kunstfilm mand: If your life was a movie, would you... watch it?
Kunstfilm kvinde: watch it?
Kunstfilm mand: watch it...
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life, relationships and plot points
4 October 2011 | by kikoshausSee all my reviews

Interesting film that shows turning points of relationships and life itself as compared with plot points of stories and movies.

In particular, the never-ending relationship between Mads and Marie is made known. Mads is a script writer, he had plenty of dates before settling down with Marie. After a wee while of being with Marie he realizes he's not happy with his current life. They break up and then Mads' search for who knows what starts.

Mads with many girlfriends after breaking up with Marie is presented again. Ups and downs in his life and in his writing he both encounters.

This Danish film is an entertaining picture of life and characters who pass through different stages at their lives. They probably without noticing the curves depicted by their lives are exactly those plots film makers want to find and screen for others.


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