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Lene Grønlykke, Sven Grønlykke

Balladen om Carl-Henning (The Ballad of Carl-Henning)

85' - 1969 - Drama, Comedy - Dialogue: Danish
Director: Lene Grønlykke, Sven Grønlykke Composer: Patrick Gowers With: Jesper Klein, Paul Huttel, Inge Baaring
Carl-Henning is a young man working as an apprentice on a dairy farm in the Danish marshland. When he isn't working, he tinkers on a disabled car and dreams of a young girl who is a local student. After a few too many beers one night, he steals some money from the till at work. He is caught by the foreman, who beats the young man. Carl-Henning defends himself and knocks the man down a flight of stairs. Convinced he has murdered the man, Carl runs away and joins up with a traveling carnival. Although the foreman has only a slight bump on the head and all is forgiven, Carl never receives word he is welcome to return and begins a series of adventures that take him far beyond the farm. (Dan Pavlides)

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Credits

Director

Lene Grønlykke, Sven Grønlykke

Composer

Patrick Gowers

With

Jesper Klein, Paul Huttel, Inge Baaring

Scenario

Lene Grønlykke, Sven Grønlykke

Director of Photography

Jesper Høm

Editor

Lars Brydesen

Producer

Sven Grønlykke

More information

Dialogue

Danish

Countries of production

Denmark

Year

1969

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