A young Danish man, Christoffer, lives a life of joy and happiness with his wife Maria in Stockholm. When his father dies his mother insists that Christoffer take over management of the family industry which is in danger of bankruptcy. He is torn between his chosen life and his sense of duty to his family and its past. When he chooses to step in as manager his family life and self-respect languish. –IMDb
Per Fly Plejdrup (born 14 January 1960) is a Danish film director, generally credited simply as Per Fly. He is married to Danish actress Charlotte Fich. They have the children Anton and Aksel together.
Plejdrup graduated from The National Film School of Denmark in 1993. His feature film debut was in 2000 with the movie Bænken (The Bench), which told the story of Kaj, a man whose life paths has led him into deep alcoholism. This film started the Denmark-trilogy, which portrayed situations and characters from the lower, upper and middle class of Denmark, in that order. The stop-motion animation film Prop og Berta (Prop and Berta, 2001) followed Bænken, but was not part of the trilogy. The trilogy continued with Arven (The Inheritance, 2003) depicting the upper class, and the middle class in Drabet (Manslaughter, 2005).
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Always intrigued by the power of wealth and family business. But this film doesn't quite pull it together, for me. Cinematography wavers a bit. Some scenes are beautifully shot, others get the shaky treatment, inexplicably. There's a hint of redemption near the end, for this cold, hearted soul. But, just a hint.