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The Charmer (2017)

Charmøren (original title)
"The Charmer" is an intense psychological drama about Esmail, a young Iranian man who is desperately looking to meet women who can secure his stay in Denmark. As time is running out he falls in love and his past catches up with him.

Director:

Milad Alami
12 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ardalan Esmaili ... Esmail
Soho Rezanejad Soho Rezanejad ... Sara
Lars Brygmann ... Lars
Susan Taslimi ... Leila
Elmira Arikan Elmira Arikan ... Woman in Iran
Hassan El Sayed Hassan El Sayed ... Amir (as Hassan Elsayed)
Stine Fischer Christensen ... Johanne
Amalie Lindegård Amalie Lindegård ... Liv
Dan B. Kratfeldt ... Johnny (as Dan Boie Kratfeldt)
Austa Lea Jespersen ... Ida (as Austa Lea Gohr Jespersen)
Kitt Maiken Mortensen Kitt Maiken Mortensen ... Simone
Petrine Agger Petrine Agger ... Advisor
Martin Geertz Martin Geertz ... Host at Party
Mette K. Madsen Mette K. Madsen ... Anna
Morten Hee Andersen Morten Hee Andersen ... Guy in Bar
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Storyline

"The Charmer" is an intense psychological drama about Esmail, a young Iranian man who is desperately looking to meet women who can secure his stay in Denmark. As time is running out he falls in love and his past catches up with him.

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Details

Official Sites:

Good Company Films

Country:

Denmark | Sweden

Language:

Danish | Persian | English

Release Date:

5 December 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Copenhagen, Denmark See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$26,167

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$106,379
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Runtime:

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Milad Alami's directorial film debut. See more »

Soundtracks

Gole Pooneh
Lyrics by Ghazal Kiani Nejad
Performed by Saeed Azizi
Composed and arranged by Saeed Azizi
Produced by Saeed Azizi
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Pleasant surprise...
17 September 2018 | by ilirejamSee all my reviews

The reviewer daniel-sorensen basically wrote everything I was thinking, give it a read, and give this movie a watch - I did not expect to be hooked from the beginning to the end. It's very authentic, and relatable. Great acting - and the movie stirs up a lot of interesting thoughts... Give it a go, you will not be dissappointed.


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