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by Thomas Vinterberg


A small provincial town is buzzing with excitement: the town's most illustrious son, a world-famous opera singer, is coming home. Meanwhile, Sebastian, a kitchen boy who is as good as married, falls head over heels in love with the new maid, Maria. Their love affair, along with rumours that the opera singer and the kitchen boy are related, turns the town upside down, threatening to ruin everyone's high expectations and the opera singer's triumphant return.

international title: A Man Comes Home
original title: En mand kommer hjem (When a Man Comes Home)
country: Denmark
year: 2007
genre: fiction
directed by: Thomas Vinterberg
film run: 92'
release date: DK 14/09/2007, NO 09/03/2009, IT 30/04/2009, ES 01/07/2011
screenplay: Thomas Vinterberg
cast: Oliver Møller Knauer, Thomas Bo Larsen, Ronja Mannov Olesen, Helene Reingaard Neumann, Morten Grunwald, Karen-Lise Mynster
cinematography by: Anthony Dod Mantle
film editing: Valdís Óskarsdóttir, Søren B. Ebbe
art director: Morten Isbrand
music: Johan Söderqvist
producer: Morten Kaufmann
production: Nimbus Film
backing: Nimbus Rights, Danish Film Institute, DR TV, Film Fyn, Film Gear, Mainstream ApS (DK), Nordisk Film - Short Cut, Breidablick Film AB, Swedish Film Institute, SVT (SE), Nordic Film & TV Fund
distributor: FilmFolket A/s, Tour De Force AS, Teodora Film, Sherlock Films S.L.
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