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Midsummer (2003)

Midsommer (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama, Horror, Mystery | 7 February 2003 (Denmark)
Christian's sister commits suicide. Why? After his 4 friends graduate secondary school, they head off to a Swedish cabin for midsummer as previous years. Strange things happen. Is it his sister's spirit?

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Carsten Myllerup
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Cast

Cast overview:
Kristian Leth Kristian Leth ... Christian
Laura Christensen ... Trine
Tuva Novotny ... Linn
Jon Lange ... Mark
Nicolai Jandorf Klok Nicolai Jandorf Klok ... Jannick (as Nicolai Jandorf)
Julie R. Ølgaard ... Anja
Lykke Sand ... Sofie (as Lykke Sand Michelsen)
Per Oscarsson ... Persson
Birgitte Simonsen Birgitte Simonsen ... Christians mor
Jesper Hyldegaard Jesper Hyldegaard ... Christians far
Mårten Lohti Mårten Lohti ... Svensker i bil
Jim Grenander Jim Grenander ... Svensker i bil
Stefan Svensson ... Svensker i bil
Louice Erlandsson Louice Erlandsson ... Malin Persson (as Louise Erlandsson)
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Storyline

It's the last day of school. Christian (19) and his younger sister Sofie are on their way to a party together with their friends. They've got to finish studying for their finals, take the tests themselves, and then school's out for good. The party has come just at the right time, and is just what Christian needs; right up until the point his sister commits suicide in an upstairs bathroom. Exams and graduation completed, Sofie's unexplained suicide is still affecting everyone concerned, especially Christian, who is convinced that Sofie was trying to tell him something before she killed herself at the party. But life has to go on, and before they all have to split up and go their own way Christian and his friends decide to go on their traditional trip to Sweden to celebrate midsummer for one last time. Although the group's usual rituals in connection with the midsummer trip aren't the same without Sofie, everyone does their best to enjoy themselves. And when Christian's long held, yet ... Written by Anonymous

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Everybody has a past....Some have a future


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Country:

Denmark | Sweden

Language:

Danish

Release Date:

7 February 2003 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Kauhujen juhannus See more »

Filming Locations:

Copenhagen, Denmark See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Quotes

Mark: A ghost? Yeah, yeah we heard it too. It was like: Yeah - yeah... ohhhh... yeah, Christian. Ohh. Yeah, Christian!
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Connections

Remade as Solstice (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

China White
Composed by Jens Seidler (as Seidler) & Viskinde
Produced by Jens Seidler (as Seidler) & Viskinde
Performed by Electric Silence
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Kristian Leth should get an Oscar!
12 February 2003 | by aleczandahSee all my reviews

Is Kristian Leth the greatest actor I have ever seen? Most probably - he puts people like Alan Rickman, Robert De Niro and Kevin Costner to shame!

The script stinks however, but amazingly Leth holds it all together - such is his brilliance. It certainly won't be too long until someone like Tarantino or Woo snaps this guy up.

Overall I'd give the film 8.9/10. Without Leth it probably would only receive 3.


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