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Drengen der ikke kunne svømme (2011)

Two teen boys meet each other by chance in Copenhagen and team up to find one of the boys' mother. Will they find her or will they instead find the thing that is really missing from their lives?

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Anders Helde

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Anders Helde
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Cast

Cast overview:
Sebastian Elkrog Sørensen Sebastian Elkrog Sørensen ... Rasmus
Jonas Wandschneider Jonas Wandschneider ... Nicklas
Christian Damsgaard Christian Damsgaard ... Carsten
Danny Thykær ... Pusher
Dorte Skjoldemose Dorte Skjoldemose ... Rasmus' Mother
Michael Liltorp Michael Liltorp ... Henchman
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Storyline

Rasmus arrives in Copenhagen determined to find his mother whom he has never met. Having just arrived at Copenhagen Central Station Rasmus is approached by Nicklas who wants Rasmus to help him by keeping a stolen IPod. Rasmus does so and to return the favor Nicklas offers to give Rasmus a ride to his mother's house. Reluctantly Rasmus accepts the offer and that kicks off a day that holds lots of fun and reveals hidden feelings. Written by Anders Helde

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Country:

Denmark

Language:

Danish

Release Date:

April 2012 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

The Boy Who Couldn't Swim See more »

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Budget:

$4,500 (estimated)
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Superior Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Official selection for Indie Film Festival 2015 [Switzerland] See more »

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A loving thought to Henrik Bergqvist who was taken from us much too soon. See more »

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nice
15 January 2017 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

two boys. sketches of families. memories of one from them about a special day. a film about survive and about a form of friendship, remembering Proust and a lot of films about same theme. nice, beautiful but, maybe, too long. because a concentrate story was better. like many short films, it is about feelings more than support for a story. and this is the basic obstacle for define in the best manner. because it is a film about solitude and need of one to meet his mother, for the other to survive. the kiss scene is too ambiguous for define the film as part of a genre. and this does "The Boy Who Could Not Swim" seductive but not memorable.


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