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Nordvest (2013)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Drama | 18 April 2013 (Denmark)
18-year-old Caspar wants to reach the top, no matter what. He carries out small-time break-ins for Jamal, before moving on to work for big player Björn. All goes well, until Jamal's gang ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Casper
Oscar Dyekjær Giese ... Andy
Lene Maria Christensen ... Olivia
Annemieke Bredahl Peppink ... Freja
Nicholas Westwood Kidd ... Robin
... Bjørn
Dulfi Al-Jabouri ... Jamal
... Ali
Sandra El-Hussein ... Irem
Clement Black Petersen ... Theis
Marina Vorobyeva ... Sofia
Jelena Bundalovic ... Petra
Sisse Navntoft ... Gitte
Irina V. Babenko ... Escort Girl 1
Monika Paula Fasula ... Escort Girl 2
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18-year-old Caspar wants to reach the top, no matter what. He carries out small-time break-ins for Jamal, before moving on to work for big player Björn. All goes well, until Jamal's gang decide they want revenge. What starts with pushing and shoving soon escalates into armed conflict. This is a big test for Caspar: is he ruthless enough for this battle? And will he drag his younger brother into it? Written by Christina

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DKK 12,600,000 (estimated)
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Suburbia (2008)
Performed by Spleen United
Words & Music by Bjarke Niemann
Taken from the album "Neanderthal"
Label: Copenhagen Records
Publishing: BMG Chrysalis Scandinavia
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Well told, even if heard before
4 May 2014 | by See all my reviews

A nice story of small gangsters trying to stay above water. The relationships in this and the characters are well drawn and avoid getting into too many cliché traps. The movie/script is well written too of course, but it is the actors who carry the weight. It's tough playing off each other and making the audience buy that.

I doubt this will be your first venture into crime story foray, but if you have a knack for European style of showing things (read: not as fancy as a Hollywood Blockbuster would show them), you will really relish watching this. There is violence and there is many adult situations happening, so you should be fine with watching that. If that is the case, there is a more than decent movie to enjoy here


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