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Der kommer en dag (2016)

At the Orphanage Godhavn violence and humiliations plays a part of the everyday life. Based on real stories from Godhavn, where lots of boys were victims of violent and sexual abuse and medical experiments.

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Credited cast:
... Forstander Frederik Heck
... Lærer Lilian
... Elmer
... Erik
Laurids Skovgaard Andersen ... Tøger
Lars Ranthe ... Overlærer Toft Lassen
... Lærer Aksel
... Inspektør Hartmann
... Moren
... Fru Oskarson
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Claus Maack Bahnsen ... Lærer
Martin Hempel Barkholt ... Blond Bølle
Oskar Kirk Damsgaard ... Topper
Jakob B. Engmann ... Hartmanns Håndlanger
Frede Frimand ... Tredje Bølle
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'Der kommer en dag' is a movie about an orphanage where violence and humiliations is a part of the everyday life. The history is based on real stories from a boy home called 'godhavn', where lots of boys were victims of violent and sexual abuse and medical experiments. Written by julie rathcke

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Some have power, others have courage.

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21 April 2016 (Denmark)  »

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Der Tag wird kommen  »

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Lars Ranthe, the actor who played the headteacher Toft Lassen, did not talk to the other actors during shooting. It made all the orphans insecure and they needed that for the movie. See more »

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The Danish F68 telephone type is shown at an office desk in the start of the movie, set in 1967. This telephone was introduced in 1968. See more »

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Elmer: I'm not afraid anymore, Erik.
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One Step Back For Mankind
3 June 2017 | by See all my reviews

I was watching through gritted teeth and such a feeling of revulsion. I would say that many of the worst types in prison would not treat kids in such a manner. The way that headmaster and his cronies try to justify their actions makes you want to throw up. Just shows you how badly society failed those children and to this day it still does. Top marks to those wonderful brothers for enduring for so long which is testimony to their character and their determination never to be broken. Grim viewing but at the same time a quite heartwarming experience.


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