|Shake It All About|
|Directed by||Hella Joof|
|Written by||Hella Joof|
|Produced by|| Thomas Gammeltoft |
|Starring|| Mads Mikkelsen |
Shake It All About (Danish: En kort en lang, literally "A Short [One], a Long [One]") is a 2001 Danish comedy-drama directed by Hella Joof. It was entered into the 24th Moscow International Film Festival.
The film is about gay couple Jørgen and Jacob, who live in a happy partnership. Jacob asks Jørgen to marry him, and he happily accepts. However, Jacob falls in love with the woman Caroline, who happens to be married to Tom, Jørgens brother. Jacob is torn because he wants both Jørgen and Caroline. Jacob gets Caroline pregnant and wants to do the right thing by marrying her. Jacob can stay secret for only so long.
The film has been noted for its narrative exploration of sexual fluidity.
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