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Christoffer and Maja's trip to Prague to bring back Chistoffer's deceased father evolves into the story of a break-up. In the wake of the events that follow, secrets gradually emerge which threaten to destroy their marriage.
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Set in 1973 Spain, a struggling encyclopedia salesman and his wife take advantage of an offer to make adult films. The act turns him into an aspring legit filmmaker and her into an international sex symbol.
I had no idea of the concept of this movie, having just plucked it from the Mads Mikkelsen back catalogue, and I have to say I was pleasantly surprised. I liked the central character, and there was just enough information and pathos (being generated by Mads) to make him both sympathetic and intriguing.
The cinematography was excellent, the pace was brisk but always unpredictable and the car chases were great. I particularly liked the Hungarian section, from the moment Mark hit the deer with his car to the moment he drove his mended car from his kind host's house, I was in heaven. My only real criticism was I would have liked a few more of those human interactions, and perhaps a bit more of a flavour of Mark's past somehow. Nice movie, crisply made, entertaining and a great ending that just left me laughing out loud with wtf appreciation - as a big fan of the existential payoff!
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