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The Charmer (2017)

Charmøren (original title)
"The Charmer" is an intense psychological drama about Esmail, a young Iranian man who is desperately looking to meet women who can secure his stay in Denmark. As time is running out he falls in love and his past catches up with him.

Director:

Milad Alami
12 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ardalan Esmaili ... Esmail
Soho Rezanejad Soho Rezanejad ... Sara
Lars Brygmann ... Lars
Susan Taslimi ... Leila
Elmira Arikan Elmira Arikan ... Woman in Iran
Hassan El Sayed Hassan El Sayed ... Amir (as Hassan Elsayed)
Stine Fischer Christensen ... Johanne
Amalie Lindegård Amalie Lindegård ... Liv
Boie Kratfeldt ... Johnny (as Dan Boie Kratfeldt)
Austa Lea Jespersen ... Ida (as Austa Lea Gohr Jespersen)
Kitt Maiken Mortensen Kitt Maiken Mortensen ... Simone
Petrine Agger Petrine Agger ... Advisor
Martin Geertz Martin Geertz ... Host at Party
Mette K. Madsen Mette K. Madsen ... Anna
Morten Hee Andersen Morten Hee Andersen ... Guy in Bar
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"The Charmer" is an intense psychological drama about Esmail, a young Iranian man who is desperately looking to meet women who can secure his stay in Denmark. As time is running out he falls in love and his past catches up with him.

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Details

Official Sites:

Good Company Films

Country:

Denmark | Sweden

Language:

Danish | Persian | English

Release Date:

5 December 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Copenhagen, Denmark See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$26,167

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$106,379
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Color:

Color
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Trivia

Milad Alami's directorial film debut. See more »

Soundtracks

Nadejda
Performed by Ahu feat. Lenta
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The Charmer is a powerful piece of cinema!
30 July 2018 | by alysonburston-36564See all my reviews

I saw this movie at Dubai Film Festival last year. It got a lot of buzz from the press and audience and all of the screenings where sold out. I managed to get a ticket and have to agree with all the positive reviews. This is a powerful piece of cinema! Intense and touching with great cinematography! I was on the edge of my seat throughout the entire movie! The acting is excellent and the story kept surprising me until the very end! I highly recommend this movie!


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