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The Biggest Heroes (1996)

De største helte (original title)
The bank robbers Karsten and Peter are on the run in Sweden. With them is one of their teenage daughter.

Director:

Thomas Vinterberg
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Thomas Bo Larsen ... Karsten
Ulrich Thomsen ... Peter
Mia Maria Back Mia Maria Back ... Louise
Bjarne Henriksen ... Allan
Paprika Steen ... Lisbeth
Trine Dyrholm ... Pernille
Hella Joof ... Eva
Eva Röse ... Apotekerekspedient
Jonas Karlsson ... Jagtbutiksekspedient
Jytte Grathwohl Jytte Grathwohl ... Hotelreceptionist
Märit Carlsson Märit Carlsson ... Kassedame
Allan Svensson ... Supermarkedesbestyrer
Lars Engström Lars Engström ... Hotelejer
Claes Ljungmark ... Hotel Manager
Carl Bafving Carl Bafving ... Hotelassistent
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Storyline

The two medicated low-lifes Carsten and Peter are long time partners, an old flame of Peter's turns up to tell him that he has a twelve year old daughter, whom he should present himself to. Her adoptive father is a mean bastard, and incestive undertones lies in the relationship between the two. The daughter escapes from her adoptive father, turns up at Peter's place, and Carsten, Peter, and the daughter escapes to Sweden. Written by Guggi Kofod <guggi@fys.ku.dk>

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

Denmark

Language:

Danish

Release Date:

8 November 1996 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

The Biggest Heroes See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Karsten: Hello Sweden! Here we come to fuck you!
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A movie that makes you feel good...
26 October 2005 | by cyberragaSee all my reviews

This is one of the best movies I have ever seen. It is about true love and friendship. About turning your life around and doing something good for someone else. Thomas Bo Larsen may play the same role he has done in so many other movies, but recently we have seen him in other roles which he does great too. But so what if he plays the same role that he has done in other movies – he's perfect for that role. Ulrich Thomsen does a great job too. These two criminal "low-lifes" are the best friends ever. They share everything and they do everything for each other no matter what the costs are. When they find out that Peter's daughter is being abused they put everything on hold (things you can't put on hold unless you have to make even more criminal acts) and takes her to a better place. They do the best they can – these two men are not masterminds but they have their heart in the right place. All I can say is that Peter and Carsten are my Biggest Heroes too…


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