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Spies & Glistrup (2013)

Based on true events, two notorious and provocative figures of modern Danish history, Spies and Glistrup, provide a radical view on liberty through money, sex and drugs.

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Christoffer Boe
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Cast

Credited cast:
Pilou Asbæk ... Simon Spies (as Johan Philip Asbæk)
Nicolas Bro ... Mogens Glistrup
Jesper Christensen ... Dommer Bergsøe
Jacob Højlev Jørgensen Jacob Højlev Jørgensen ... Jurij Moskvitin
Kasper Leisner ... Jan Schmidt
Trine Pallesen Trine Pallesen ... Lene Glistrup
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Fie Aarestrup Fie Aarestrup ... Glistrups barn
Anna Agerbak Anna Agerbak ... Glistrups barn
Ole Anand Ole Anand ... Doorman
Ditte Arnth ... Mynthe
Linda Avanu Linda Avanu ... Miss Cynthia
Ferdinand Glad Bak ... Tjener (as Ferdinand Glad Bach)
Emilie Victoria Heimann Bertram Emilie Victoria Heimann Bertram ... Glistrups barn
Morten Bjørn Morten Bjørn ... Journalist (credit only)
Niels Juhl Boesen Niels Juhl Boesen ... Steen Bostrup
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Based on true events, two notorious and provocative figures of modern Danish history, Spies and Glistrup, provide a radical view on liberty through money, sex and drugs.

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Biography | Drama

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Country:

Denmark

Language:

Danish

Release Date:

29 August 2013 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Sex, Drugs & Taxation See more »

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Director Christoffer Boe, initially planned to make a movie about Simon Spies but during the initial research he learnt about the close friendship between Spies and Glistrup and subsequently decided to make a movie about the friendship. See more »

Goofs

The tennis scene where Simon is playing tennis with 3 girls is set to be in 1967, but the girls are wearing Nike tennis skirts. The Nike Swoosh was not a part of the Nike brand before 1971. See more »

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A really good movie
30 August 2013 | by Dracula_dkSee all my reviews

The film gives an insight into two of the newer Denmark history's most strange and important people. The film is well described without being too corny or too boring. The actors play perfectly into their roles, so you do not pay attention to that it is not the persons in the movie. You will recognize many of the scenes and the lines from the danish tabloids of the time.

We were a small group that was in the cinema to see it, we were a group of different age and gender, and we amused, along with the rest of cinema.

It is a clear glimpse worth, even if you are too young to have experienced Spies and Glistrup alive.


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