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A Soap

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Time Out says

Charlotte (Dyrholm), bored with her bourgeois life, leaves her fella and moves into an apartment in a less swish bit of town. Her downstairs neighbour doesn’t get out much: Veronica (Dencik) is a pre-op transsexual who turns tricks and fends off her mother’s cringeworthy attempts at support. The former is confident, even brash or crass; the latter is mouse-like, nervy and insecure as she awaits news of the operation. The rapport they strike up in Christensen’s chamber piece pierced with shafts of bright sunlight remains a somewhat unknown quantity, a shifting dynamic taking some of its cues from the soaps and melodramas the characters watch together and others from a realist tradition of considerable emotional heft.
Written by Ben Walters

Release Details

  • Duration:104 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Pernille Fischer Christensen
  • Screenwriter:Kim Fupz Aakeson
  • Cast:
    • Trine Dyrholm
    • David Dencik
    • Frank Thiel
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