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Worlds Apart (2008)

To verdener (original title)
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The daughter of a Jehovah's Witness is forced to choose between religion and love when she falls for someone outside her faith.

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Niels Arden Oplev
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Cast

Credited cast:
Rosalinde Mynster Rosalinde Mynster ... Sara (as Rosalinde Spanning)
Pilou Asbæk ... Teis
Jens Jørn Spottag ... Andreas
Sarah Boberg ... Karen (as Sarah Kjærgaard Boberg)
Anders W. Berthelsen Anders W. Berthelsen ... John
Sarah Juel Werner ... Elisabeth
Jacob Ottensten Jacob Ottensten ... August (as Jacob August Ottensten)
Thomas Knuth-Winterfeldt Thomas Knuth-Winterfeldt ... Jonas
Charlotte Fich ... Jette
Hans Henrik Voetmann Hans Henrik Voetmann ... Vagn
Catrine Beck Catrine Beck ... Thea
Hans Henrik Clemensen Hans Henrik Clemensen ... Erik
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lasse Handberg Lasse Handberg ... Mand med baby
Jytte Kvinesdal Jytte Kvinesdal ... Theas mor
Amalie Lindegård Amalie Lindegård ... Charlotte
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Storyline

Sara is a teenager who lives with her family, who are Jehova's Witnesses. The family's devout image is questioned when the parents divorce as a consequence of the father's infidelity. One night at a party Sara meets Teis, an older boy who takes an interest in her. Teis is not a Witness, and their relationship is rejected by her father, but Sara falls in love and begins to doubt her faith. Facing ostracism from her faith and family, Sara must make the toughest choice of her young life. Written by Peter Brandt Nielsen

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Denmark

Language:

Danish

Release Date:

22 February 2008 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

A hit fogságában See more »

Filming Locations:

Copenhagen, Denmark See more »

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Nordisk Film See more »
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Sarah Juel Werner and Sarah Boberg worked together on the tv series Absalons Hemmelighed (2006) See more »

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When Sara and her younger siblings visit their mother in her new apartment, it is clearly late afternoon, but the show on the TV displays the clock at 11 am. See more »

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Referenced in To verdener - En virkelig historie (2008) See more »

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I dag er det Oles fødselsdag
Written by Otto Mikkelsen
Published by Edition Wilhelm Hansen
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Don't treat it like Ben Hur

Much of my family and friends are JW's and have no interest in seeing this film.Knowing their belief's I really understand their lack of interest in a film maybe about JW's made by non-JW's,it's a no brainer,stay away from it.The reviews only enforce the thought of avoidance.Good acting is good acting but using a movie drama for education on a religion doesn't make sense.In one of the Ben-Hur movies they try to pass it off as a Bible experience even though the Bible makes NO mention of a person named Ben-Hur.The makers of this film may of have thought the movies errors had less chance of upsetting JW's than another religion.Enjoy the acting but why formulate a religious opinion from a movie made by a non-member of that religion.


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