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by Anders Thomas Jensen


Bjarne and Svend are pals. Svend has great ambition driven by an equally great inferiority complex, while Bjarne hardly cares about anything at all apart from Astrid, his girlfriend. Starting their own butcher's shop enables them to escape from their vicious boss, but the shop doesn't do well until a bizarre coincidence happens.

international title: The Green Butchers
original title: De grønne slagtere
country: Denmark
year: 2003
genre: fiction
directed by: Anders Thomas Jensen
film run: 100'
release date: DK 21/03/2003, SE 05/12/2003
screenplay: Anders Thomas Jensen
cast: Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Mads Mikkelsen, Line Kruse, Bodil Jørgensen, Ole Thestrup, Aksel Erhardsen, Lily Weiding
cinematography by: Sebastian Blenkov
film editing: Anders Villadsen
art director: Mia Steensgaard
music: Jeppe Kaas
producer: Tivi Magnusson, Kim Magnusson
production: M & M Productions, TV2 Denmark
backing: DFI (Danish Film Institute) + New Danish Screen
distributor: M & M Productions, SandrewMetronome (SE)
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