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Blinkende lygter (2000)

Not Rated | | Action, Comedy, Crime | 3 November 2000 (Denmark)
Four small-time gangsters from Copenhagen trick a gangster boss: they take over 4,000,000 kroner which they were supposed to bring him. Trying to escape to Barcelona they are forced to stop... See full summary »

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Four small-time gangsters from Copenhagen trick a gangster boss: they take over 4,000,000 kroner which they were supposed to bring him. Trying to escape to Barcelona they are forced to stop in the countryside, in an old, wrecked house, hiding there for several weeks. Slowly, one after another, they realize, that they would like to stay there, starting a new life, renovating the house and forming it into a restaurant. But they can't avoid being caught up by their past. Written by Volker Merl <volko@foni.net>

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De har altid været på flugt - nu løber de for livet.

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Flickering Lights  »

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Trivia

The title "Blinkende lygter" is from a poem by Danish poet Tove Ditlevsen. The poem is referenced in the movie. See more »

Goofs

The guy bringing the cigarettes "from Poland" in the beginning of the movie does not at all speak Polish, but is actually speaking Russian. See more »

Quotes

Peter: I need some medical attention! Look, the shit is pissing out of me, man!
Arne: It's a flesh wound! I bleed more when I jerk off, for fuck's sake!
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References Matador (1978) See more »

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I'll Be Gone
Written by Peter Vesth and Jerry Vandiver
Performed by Peter Vesth and Sylvia Hutton
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So Funny!
29 April 2005 | by (DK) – See all my reviews

From the first few minutes, up until the end of the film, I was laughing... hard. The characters are definitely amusing (though a bit off), and all of the hang-ups they face along the way just add to the humour. Yes, there are parts of the film which can be quite sad, especially if one can relate in any way to them, but by and large, this is a very funny film that is definitely worth the DVD rental. The violence is comical, the struggles are comical, even the arguments are comical. They really did a good job with the casting and the writer did an excellent job with the script. I am usually not a fan of Danish films (even though I live in Denmark), but this film is the exception. It's a definite must see, no matter where in the world one happens to live.


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