Directed by Anders Thomas Jensen
A box office hit
in its native Denmark, this comic thriller follows four small-time crooks
who decide not to turn over the loot from a big heist to the dangerous
mobster who hired them for the job. They stumble upon an old restaurant and
decide to buy it and turn their lives around...but there is that matter of
the stolen money. Starring Ulrich Thomsen (The Celebration), Soren
Pilmark (The Kingdom) and Iben Hjejle (Mifune).
Writer-director Anders Thomas Jensen is best known in the U.S. for his
screenplay contributions to the Dogma 95 films Mifune and The King
Is Alive. Danish with English subtitles. 109 minutes.
From: "Christina Tuuri"
"One of my favorite
films this year! Great black comedy from Denmark. Directed by Denmark's most
famous screenwriter and Short film Oscar winner Anders Thomas Jensen. Great
cast that includes the most famous actors the country has to offer. Darkly
funny, oddly moving and sometimes quite violent."