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1h 43m 1997

Brief Synopsis

Janus, twenty-three and fresh out of prison for drug dealing, and Jakob, seventeen and newly escaped from reform school, are brothers who attempt to make their way through the garish netherworld of drugs, violence, sleazy nightclubs, and even sleazier crashpads. Janus owes Lasse 80,000 and must pay

Film Details

Release Date
1997
Location
Denmark

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 43m

Synopsis

Janus, twenty-three and fresh out of prison for drug dealing, and Jakob, seventeen and newly escaped from reform school, are brothers who attempt to make their way through the garish netherworld of drugs, violence, sleazy nightclubs, and even sleazier crashpads. Janus owes Lasse 80,000 and must pay the debt while also attempting to find a place to stay. However, as Janus and Eva become involved, Jakob is pushed out and has to take a job from Lasse in order to stand alone.

Film Details

Release Date
1997
Location
Denmark

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 43m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States May 28, 1997

Released in United States Summer May 28, 1997

Feature directorial debut for Niels Arden Oplev.

Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (in competition) February 15-26, 1996.

Shown at Portland International Film Festival February 13 - March 2, 1997.

color

Dolby SR

dialogue Danish

subtitled English

Released in United States May 28, 1997 (Film Forum; New York City)

Released in United States Summer May 28, 1997