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Åke Sandgren

Truly Human (Et Rigtigt Menneske)

90' - 2000 - Drama - Dialogue: Danish
Director: Åke Sandgren With: Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Peter Mygind, Susan Olsen, Troels II Munk, Line Kruse
Walter is at his wit’s end. On his way to work he has been approached by a young man who knows only a few words of Danish and seems not to speak any other language at all. The young man sticks to Walter like a limpet and it won’t be the last time they meet. What Walter doesn’t know is that the stranger is a creature dreamt up by six-year-old Lisa, Walter’s daughter. P lived in the wall cavity of her room. But when the little girl is killed in a tragic road accident and the family’s old flat is demolished P magically materializes. He heads off into the world to learn to be truly human, and intuitively seeks out the traumatized parents who find it desperately hard to get a hold on their own lives and impossible to come to grips with the death of their daughter. (Claus Christensen)

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Credits

Director

Åke Sandgren

With

Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Peter Mygind, Susan Olsen, Troels II Munk, Line Kruse

Scenario

Åke Sandgren

Director of Photography

Dirk Brüel

Editor

Kasper Leick

Producer

Ib Tardini

More information

Dialogue

Danish

Countries of production

Denmark

Year

2000

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