A Caretaker's Tale

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A Caretaker's Tale
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Directed by Katrine Wiedemann  [ da ]
Screenplay by Kim Fupz Aakeson
Produced byIb Tardini
Starring Lars Mikkelsen
Nicolaj Kopernikus
Julie Zangenberg
Peter Plaugborg
CinematographyLars Reinholdt
Music by Kristian Eidnes Andersen
Release date
  • 25 October 2012 (2012-10-25)
Running time
85 minutes

A Caretaker's Tale (Danish : Viceværten) is a 2012 Danish drama film directed by theatre director Katrine Wiedemann  [ da ] based on a screenplay by Kim Fupz Aakeson.



Per (Lars Mikkelsen) is a bitter misogynist caretaker (building manager). His wife left him, his son is a drug addict, and his back hurts. In his spare time, he drinks beer with neighbour Viborg (Nicolaj Kopernikus). Then he suddenly finds a mysterious naked young woman (Julie Zangenberg) in an empty apartment. Per doesn't know what to do with the girl who is unable to talk, walk, or eat. The only thing she does is smile mysteriously. Then Per and his friends discover her special gift.


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