Italian for Beginners

Italian for Beginners (2000)

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  • Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
  • Release Date: 2000-12-07
  • User Rating: 6.5/10 from 110 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 52min
  • Language: Dansk
  • Production Company: Zentropa Entertainments
  • Production Country: Denmark, Sweden
  • Director: Lone Scherfig
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A group of strangers find friendship, family and love within an Italian beginners’ course.

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  • Peter Gantzler

    as Jørgen Mortensen
  • Ann Eleonora Jørgensen

    as Karen
  • Anders W. Berthelsen

    as Andreas
  • Anette Støvelbæk

    as Olympia
  • Lars Kaalund

    as Hal-Finn
  • Sara Indrio Jensen

    as Giulia
  • Karen-Lise Mynster

    as Real Estate Dealer
  • Rikke Wölck

    as Nurse
  • Bent Mejding

    as Reverend Wredmann
  • Elsebeth Steentoft

    as Woman in Church
  • Lene Tiemroth

    as Karen's Mother
  • Claus Gerving

    as Klaus Graversen
  • Jesper Christensen

    as Olympia's Father
  • Carlo Barsotti

    as Marcello
  • Alex Nyborg Madsen

    as Church Singer #1 / Sportsman #1
  • Steen Svare

    as Church Singer #2 / Sportsman #2
  • Susanne Oldenburg

    as Lady
  • Martin Brygmann

    as Evening School Teacher
Directing Lone Scherfig Director
Production Ib Tardini Producer
Camera Jørgen Johansson Director of Photography
Editing Gerd Tjur Editor
Sound Rune Palving Original Music Composer
Production Peter Aalbæk Jensen Executive Producer
Production Karen Bentzon Line Producer
Writing Maeve Binchy Novel
Writing Lone Scherfig Screenplay
Production Gert Duve Skovlund Executive Producer
Production Marianne Moritzen Executive Producer
Production Vinca Wiedemann Executive Producer
Production Lars von Trier Associate Producer
Production William Knuttel Unit Production Manager
Directing Niels Reiermann Assistant Director