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Mennesker bliver spist (2015)

Good-hearted mechanic Herluf is test-driving a car, but forgets the way back to the garage, and has to ask for directions. At a party, he forgets the words to his favorite song. And one day, he disappears.

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Bodil Jørgensen ...
Ingelise
Erik Clausen ...
Herluf
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Gitte
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jens Andersen ...
Kenny
Stefan Pagels Andersen ...
Ung mand 1
Peter Basse ...
Frederik
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Michael
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Malthe
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Holger
Antonina Choroszy ...
Olga
Ida Cæcilie Rasmussen ...
Maria
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Præst
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Dame, bilejer
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Hanne
Marie Knudsen Fogh ...
Camilla

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Good-hearted mechanic Herluf is test-driving a car, but forgets the way back to the garage, and has to ask for directions. At a party, he forgets the words to his favorite song. And one day, he disappears.

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Sometimes you need to go far away to find your way home. See more »

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People Get Eaten  »

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DKK 17,500,000 (estimated)
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The title of the movie refers to the 1970 song "Mennesker bliver spist i Polynesien" by Danish musician John Mogensen, which is a favorite song of the main character. The song title (and chorus) translates to "People get eaten in Polynesia". See more »

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Mennesker bliver spist i Polynesien
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Erik Clausens best film ever ?
15 March 2015 | by (Odense, Denmark) – See all my reviews

Erik Clausen's new film is - in my opinion - one of Erik Clausen's best film - a matchless - both funny - and very sensitive film that tells the story of Herluf, an elderly mechanic who get the disease senile dementia. Erik Clausen has always been a divine writer/director- both when it comes to merging social realism and humor. This also applies in this film where the dementia Herluf story is told - with equal parts compassion and sense of empathy. The participating actors - with Bodil Jørgensen and Erik Clausen in front - supplies all in many ways heartbreaking, believable - and humorous - picture of everyday life in a family where a family suddenly hit by the dreaded disease dementia.

This movie is highly recommended.


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