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Nikolaj og Julie 

Copenhagen thirtysomethings Nikolaj and Julie struggle with marriage, baby and work, plus friends of varying maturity.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Peter Mygind ...  Nikolaj Bergstrøm 22 episodes, 2002-2003
Sofie Gråbøl ...  Julie Krogh Andersen 22 episodes, 2002-2003
Dejan Cukic ...  Philip Krøyer 22 episodes, 2002-2003
Sofie Stougaard ...  Karina Kristensen 22 episodes, 2002-2003
Jesper Asholt Jesper Asholt ...  Frank Kristensen 22 episodes, 2002-2003
Therese Glahn Therese Glahn ...  Søs Krogh Andersen 22 episodes, 2002-2003
Jonatan Tulested Jonatan Tulested ...  Jonatan Kristensen / ... 18 episodes, 2002-2003
Mattias Tulested Mattias Tulested ...  Mattias Kristensen / ... 18 episodes, 2002-2003
Helle Fagralid ...  Iben Vangsø 15 episodes, 2002-2003
Samir Di Johansson Samir Di Johansson ...  Advokat 13 episodes, 2002-2003
Nanna Jønsson-Moll Nanna Jønsson-Moll ...  Emma Bergstrøm Andersen / ... 13 episodes, 2002-2003
Henning Jensen ...  Hoffmann 11 episodes, 2002-2003
Peter Gantzler ...  Lars Eriksen 10 episodes, 2003
Lars Mikkelsen ...  Per Køller 10 episodes, 2003
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Nikolaj and Julie are a couple in their early thirties, married and with a baby that they both find infinitely adorable. As workloads and unfulfilled expectations mount, their feelings towards each other are not always equally sympathetic in nature. Joining them in their Copenhagen lives are friends Frank and Karina, a married couple who direct their everyday lives according to strict rules, as well as actress-with-money-problems Søs and playboyish Philip, who enjoys his single-life freedom. Written by Peter Brandt Nielsen

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Drama | Romance | Comedy

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Official Sites:

Danmarks Radio [Denmark]

Country:

Denmark | Norway

Language:

Danish

Release Date:

29 September 2002 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Nikolaj e Julie See more »

Filming Locations:

Copenhagen, Denmark See more »

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Runtime:

(22 episodes)

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

In the fall of 2002 the screenplay for the ninth episode was published by unauthorized sources. A Copenhagen couple had allegedly found an abandoned stack of papers lying around at Café Hackenbusch in Vesterbrogade, Copenhagen, around midnight on Friday 31 October 2002, identifying it as a full episode script for the series. Two weeks later, when DR broadcast the final fall episode of the series, the couple discovered that the script had to be for a later episode and elected to tell their story to newspaper Ekstra Bladet and to publish the screenplay at a Geocities URL. Distributor DR protested the publication, demanding that the URL be closed and threatening lawsuits against the newspaper. Eventually, no suits were filed, but the website was closed and the episode was aired as scheduled in February 2003. See more »

Quotes

Philip: I don't feel a fuck.
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Connections

Referenced in Jarls quizshow: Episode #1.7 (2012) See more »

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Didn't You Love Me
Written by Randi Laubek
Performed by Randi Laubek
Heard during rollercoaster scene in first episode
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Something is rotten in the state of Denmark!!
11 October 2003 | by ArneMelchiorSee all my reviews

I this supposed to be a joke?? 1,5 million Danes are glued to the screen every Sunday night in prime time to watch something that seems better suited for the day-time soap slot!!!: "The series about YOU AND ME that deals with the joys and problems of a normal danish life in the year 2003?" Please!! If they wanted to opt for realism maybe the writers shouldn't have INSISTED on making EVERY SCENE A BLATANT SETUP FOR THE NEXT in order to lecture the viewer on life in the most patronizing way!!!! Show a troubled boy with a pet rat in scene 12. Show his estranged stepfather taking him to visit the Copenhagen Aquarium to watch piranhas in scene 15 and it doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out that the rat will fall prey to the fish in order to carry on the narrative drama of father and son! If it fits the story purpose of telling us the "sad story of relatives being alcoholics" rational characters suddenly become raging alcoholics out of the blue!?? AND IT IS LIKE THAT ALL THE WAY!!!! Totally unrealistic setups upon setups!!! I mean come on, and this is considered "hip" in Denmark? Am I really the one who isn't blown away by this travesty?? How this has now been nominated for an Emmy is beyond me! Please don't be fooled by this series danish origin. Danish television CAN be great as was the case with last years Emmy winner "Rejseholdet". To even consider nominating "Nikolaj og Julie" is an insult to the former.


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