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Love Is All You Need (2012)

Den skaldede frisør (original title)
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A hairdresser, who has lost her hair to cancer, finds out her husband is having an affair, travels to Italy for her daughter's wedding, and meets a widower who still blames the world for the loss of his wife.

Director:

Susanne Bier

Writers:

Anders Thomas Jensen (screenplay), Susanne Bier (story) | 1 more credit »
4 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Trine Dyrholm ... Ida
Stina Ekblad ... Female Doctor
Sebastian Jessen ... Patrick
Molly Blixt Egelind ... Astrid
Ciro Petrone ... Alessandro
Marco D'Amore ... Marco
Pierce Brosnan ... Philip
Line Kruse Line Kruse ... Bitten
Paprika Steen ... Benedikte
Birthe Neumann Birthe Neumann ... Wiebe
Kim Bodnia ... Leif
Christiane Schaumburg-Müller Christiane Schaumburg-Müller ... Thilde
Bodil Jørgensen Bodil Jørgensen ... Vibe
Christiane Rohde Christiane Rohde
Anne O. Pagh Anne O. Pagh
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Storyline

A Danish woman, Ida (Trine Dyrholm), who has just finished her cancer treatments, walks in on her suffering husband in bed with his young co-worker. She travels alone to their daughter's wedding, which is to take place in Italy, but meets the father of the groom, Philip (Pierce Brosnan), and immediately makes a bad first impression. At the seaside villa where Philip once lived with his wife, conflicts arise not least between the soon-to-be newlyweds. But first impressions fade, and Ida may find her chance for another life. Written by Peter Brandt Nielsen

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The thing started when everything was over. [Swedish DVD.] See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for brief sexuality, nudity and some language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

Denmark | Sweden | Italy | France | Germany

Language:

English | Danish | Italian

Release Date:

6 September 2012 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Love Is All You Need See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

€5,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$36,746, 5 May 2013

Gross USA:

$1,631,306

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$16,822,266
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

This is the second time Pierce Brosnan spoke danish in a movie. The first time being in Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) (1997). See more »

Goofs

When Philip tells Benedikte what he really thinks of her, two of his front-side shots show him standing with his left shoulder angled towards her, while in all other shots his right shoulder is in front. See more »

Quotes

Philip: Do you really think I'm that angry?
Ida: Yeah. How did you meet your wife?
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Connections

Featured in At the Movies: Venice Film Festival 2012 (2012) See more »

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I dag er det Oles fødselsdag
Written by Otto Mikkelsen
© Edition Wilhelm Hansen
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Beautiful Movie!
11 March 2014 | by schuster_markSee all my reviews

As an American, sometimes it tough to watch a movie that doesn't feature at least one or two well known Hollywood actors. Granted, Pierce Brosnan is what lured me in - but it was Trine Dyrholm that stole my heart. There were several wonderful performances, and the locations and camera work were the icing on the cake.

This movie weaves a beautiful tapestry of the struggles and triumphs of a family. It exposes the most vulnerable emotions we all feel in our own families.

This was a well written movie. If you love beautiful Italian scenery, good dialog and the occasional dysfunctional family antic - then this is the movie for you. Relaxing, beautiful and a wonderful message.


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