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The Day Will Come (2016)

Der kommer en dag (original title)
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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Jesper W. Nielsen
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Cast

Credited cast:
Lars Mikkelsen ... Forstander Frederik Heck
Sofie Gråbøl ... Lærer Lilian
Harald Kaiser Hermann ... Elmer
Albert Rudbeck Lindhardt ... Erik
Laurids Skovgaard Andersen Laurids Skovgaard Andersen ... Tøger
Lars Ranthe Lars Ranthe ... Overlærer Toft Lassen
Søren Sætter-Lassen ... Lærer Aksel
David Dencik ... Inspektør Hartmann
Sonja Richter ... Moren
Solbjørg Højfeldt ... Fru Oskarson
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Claus Maack Bahnsen Claus Maack Bahnsen ... Lærer
Martin Hempel Barkholt Martin Hempel Barkholt ... Blond Bølle
Oskar Kirk Damsgaard Oskar Kirk Damsgaard ... Topper
Jakob B. Engmann Jakob B. Engmann ... Hartmanns Håndlanger
Frede Frimand 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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Country:

Denmark

Language:

Danish

Release Date:

21 April 2016 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

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$56,187
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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

In the film a street guitarist plays the song "Shadow of a Gypsy" by danish rock band Ache, apparently in July 1969. The song was released in august 1970. See more »

Quotes

Elmer: I'm not afraid anymore, Erik.
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One Step Back For Mankind
3 June 2017 | by mg3331See 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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