Terribly Happy

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Terribly Happy
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Denmark, 2008, 95 Minute Running Time
Topics: Black Comedy, Cult, Thriller
Program: Awards Buzz: Best Foreign Language Film
Language: Danish English Sub-Titles

A southern Danish village hides as many secrets as the nearby bog in this blackly comic thriller about the universal nature of compromise and corruption. Entertaining and full of surprising twists, it's a highly cinematic tale of a Copenhagen policeman working punishment-duty in the provinces that plays with genre in a manner that can be compared with the Coen brothers or David Lynch.

DIRECTOR: Henrik Ruben Genz
Producer: Thomas Gammeltoft
Editor: Kasper Leick
Screenwriter: Henrik Ruben Genz, Dunja Gry Jensen
Cinematographer: Jørgen Johansson
Music: Kåre Bjerkø
Principal Cast: Jakob Cedergren, Kim Bodnia, Lene Maria Christensen, Lars Brygmann
Filmography: Chinaman (2005), Someone Like Hodder (2003)
Print Source: TrustNordisk

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