Old Men in New Cars

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Old Men in New Cars
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Directed by Lasse Spang Olsen
Produced by Michel Schønnemann
Written by Anders Thomas Jensen
Starring Kim Bodnia
Nikolaj Lie Kaas
Tomas Villum Jensen
Music by George Keller
Edited by Mikkel E.G. Nielsen
Distributed by Sandrew Metronome
TLA Releasing
Release date
  • 12 July 2002 (2002-07-12)
Running time
95 min
CountryDenmark
Language Danish

Old Men in New Cars (Danish : Gamle Mænd i Nye Biler), (2002) is a Danish action comedy film directed by Lasse Spang Olsen. The movie stars Kim Bodnia, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, and Tomas Villum Jensen. It is a prequel to Olsen's 1999 comedy In China They Eat Dogs . [1]

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The last wish of the dying "Monk" is for his foster child, Harald, to find his real son, Ludvig. But Ludvig is currently in a Swedish prison cell. Peter and Martin – the two chefs – help to get him out and soon father and son meet for the first time in their lives. They get on from the word go, but now dad needs a liver transplant in Ecuador and Ludvig and Harald set about raising the wherewithal. Everything goes wrong when they try to rob a bank, though they meet Mille, who puts them onto a new trail, and Peter and Martin also make a contribution. However, soon they have the cops and the anti-terror corps on their tails.

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References

  1. Andrea LeVasseur (2008). "Old Men In New Cars". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times . Baseline & All Movie Guide. Archived from the original on 2008-03-13.