The One and Only (1999 film)

The One and Only (Danish: Den Eneste Ene) is a 1999 Danish romantic comedy film directed by Susanne Bier. The film starred Sidse Babett Knudsen, Niels Olsen, Rafael Edholm, and Paprika Steen in story about two unfaithful married couples faced with becoming first-time parents. The film was considered to mark a modern transition in Danish romantic comedies,[2] and became the third biggest box-office success of the 1990s in Denmark.[3] The film earned both the Robert Award and Bodil Award as the Best Film of 1999.[4]

Den Eneste Ene
Den Eneste Ene poster.jpg
Original movie poster
Directed bySusanne Bier
Written byKim Fupz Aakeson
Produced byThomas Heinesen
StarringSidse Babett Knudsen
Niels Olsen
Rafael Edholm
Søs Egelind
Lars Kaalund
Paprika Steen
Sofie Gråbøl
CinematographyJens Schlosser
Edited byMogens Hagedorn Christiansen
Distributed bySandrew Metronome
Release date
1 April 1999
Running time
106 minutes
CountryDenmark
LanguageDanish
Box office$5.5 million (Denmark)[1]

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The film was the most successful Danish film for 15 years with admissions of 820,000 and a gross of 38.5 million Krone ($5.5 million) in Denmark.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Neiiendam, Jacob (10 December 1999). "Nordic: Top local production companies 1999". Screen International. p. 26.
  2. ^ Kim Skotte, "Den Eneste Ene er et nyt kapitel i historien om den danske komedie", Politiken, 1 April 1999.
  3. ^ Peter Schepelern, "Internationalisering og dogme", 100 Års Dansk Film, Copenhagen; Rosinante, 2001 p. 313.
  4. ^ Piil, Morten (2008). Gyldendals danske filmguide (in Danish). Copenhagen, Denmark: Gyldendal. pp. 162–. ISBN 978-87-02-06669-2.

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