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Election Night (1998)

Valgaften (original title)
Not Rated | | Short, Comedy | 1998 (Denmark)
On election night we meet Peter, an idealistic young man, who suddenly discovers he has forgotten to vote. On his way to the polls he encounters a variety of taxi drivers, all racist in ... See full summary »

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On election night we meet Peter, an idealistic young man, who suddenly discovers he has forgotten to vote. On his way to the polls he encounters a variety of taxi drivers, all racist in their way and Peter has to decide whether to stand up for his convictions or getting to the polls on time. Written by L.H. Wong <lhw@sfs.org.sg>

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Gem et lille smil
Written by Ken Lane, Sam Coslow and Irving Taylor (as "Everybody Loves Somebody")
Danish adaptation by Gustav Winckler
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Short Humerous movie about racism at multiple levels
23 February 1999 | by (Copenhagen Denmark) – See all my reviews

A man has forgotten to vote, 10 minutes before closing the polls, he takes a cab but The Taxi-driver turn him on with racist comments, he change to others cabs - but the same situation occurs.

Humorous short movie, that indicate that intolerance is found at many levels.


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