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drug abuse based on novel or book difficult childhood troubled childhood fatherhood


Release Date: March 25, 2010

Year    :   2010
Slogan    :   «Two brothers meet at their mother's funeral, each in his way on a path of self-destruction, both haunted by a tragedy in their youth.»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   Nimbus Film
Director    :   Thomas Vinterberg
Producers    :   Morten Kaufmann
Writers    :   Thomas Vinterberg, Tobias Lindholm, Jonas T. Bengtsson
RunTime    :   105 mins.

As children, Nick and his little brother take care of their baby brother while their mother drinks herself senseless. But the baby dies, and both brothers blame themselves. Many years later, Nick is out of prison after serving time for an assault. He drinks, lives in a shelter and tries to help an old friend. When their mother dies, Nick meets his brother at the funeral. The brother, who remains nameless, is a single father to a young boy, but also supports a drug habit that is spiraling out of control. When an opportunity presents itself, he becomes a drug dealer to secure his son's future. Eventually, the two brothers meet again.

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