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A CARETAKER'S TALE

by Katrine Wiedemann

synopsis

Per is cynical and tired of life, almost emotionally amputated man, with a lowlife son, who just came out of prison, he himself living carelessly, bossing around his two pathetic friends. Until the day, he by accident, finds a beautiful naked young girl in an apartment, he is supposed to fix. For his upmost surprise, the girl is not a Bulgarian hooker and even more – she is not interested in Danish wellfare society’s goods, but for his please, she just likes Coca-Cola and having sex. Per brings this girl to his own home and slowly, the innocence of this girl awakens something new in him – is it love?

international title: A Caretaker's Tale
original title: Viceværten
country: Denmark
sales agent: TrustNordisk
year: 2012
genre: fiction
directed by: Katrine Wiedemann
film run: 87'
release date: DK 25/10/2012
screenplay: Kim Fupz Aakeson
cast: Lars Mikkelsen, Julie Zangenberg, Nicolaj Kopernikus, Tommy Kenter, Ditte Gråbøl
cinematography by: Lars Reinholdt
producer: Ib Tardini, Vinca Wiedemann
production: Zentropa Entertainments
distributor: Nordisk Film Distribution