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118 Ratings

The Bench


Directed by Per Fly
Denmark, Sweden, 2000


Kaj is an alcoholic living on the money the Danish state is providing him. Him and his friends spend their time drinking beer at a public bench. One day Kaj’s life turns upside down when a young lady and her child moves in next to him.

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The Bench Directed by Per Fly

Awards & Festivals

European Film Awards

2001 | Nominee: European Actor

Bodil Awards

2001 | 3 wins including: Best Film

2001 | 2 nominations including: Best Supporting Actress

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