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Fukssvansen (2001)

Dennis and Carl are brothers who live on a small farm in the Danish countryside. None too bright, Dennis wants a girlfriend for Christmas. Carl makes sure that Dennis gets just that when he... See full summary »

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Niels Arden Oplev
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Cast

Cast overview:
Martin Buch ... Dennis
Anders W. Berthelsen Anders W. Berthelsen ... Carl
Sidse Babett Knudsen ... Rita
Tommy Kenter Tommy Kenter ... Anton
Birthe Neumann Birthe Neumann ... Elly
Thomas Bo Larsen ... Finn
Peter Aude Peter Aude ... Erwin (as Peter LEnnart Aude)
Samy Andersen Samy Andersen ... Hassan
Rasmus Krapylovitsch von Bisse Sams-Dodd Rasmus Krapylovitsch von Bisse Sams-Dodd ... Rasmus
Hanne Løvendahl Hanne Løvendahl ... Kvinden ved bordet
Lone Wismann Lone Wismann ... Extra
Søs Leimand Søs Leimand ... Extra
Ingrid Rosendal Ingrid Rosendal ... Extra
Troels Asmussen Troels Asmussen ... Tankpasser
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Storyline

Dennis and Carl are brothers who live on a small farm in the Danish countryside. None too bright, Dennis wants a girlfriend for Christmas. Carl makes sure that Dennis gets just that when he meets Rita at the local pub. She is on the run from her husband and she doesn't turn down the chance to hide away at Carl and Dennis's place. Written by Jack

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Country:

Denmark

Language:

Danish

Release Date:

2 November 2001 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Chop Chop See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The scene where Sidse Babett Knudsen wakes up in bed next to a severed foot and suddenly regains the ability to speak, was all ad-libbed after she and the director decided that her character Rita needed some more personality. There wasn't time to add to the script, so she had to make up additional dialogue herself while filming. See more »

Crazy Credits

During the end title a drawing of a saw appears several time, referring to the title Fukssvansen (the old Danish word for saw.) See more »

Connections

Spoofs The Terminator (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

The Poodle
Written by Puurtinen
Performed by Honey B and the T-Bones
Sundance Music
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strangely entertaining
15 November 2003 | by kristian-bakdalSee all my reviews

I decided to watch this movie for one reason only: Thomas Bo Larsen. He delivers a great performance if somewhat short. I wont talk more about because then I'd spoil the movie.

The movie it self isn't the pinnacle of Danish film-making and if you're used to the renowned Danish directors as Lars von Trier and Bille August then you'll most likely find this movie rather crappy. It lacks all the things that make artistic movies. That said I liked Fukssvansen, It was funny and totally non-intellectual. And once in a while that's what I need to see.

I most likely won't watch it again, but I'm glad I watched it at least once.If I watch it again it's because it's on TV and I don't have anything better to do,


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