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Count Axel (2001)

86 min | Comedy

"Count Axel" is a comedy that takes place somewhere in the nordic countries in 1783. It's a classic comedy about mixed identities, with strong elements of contemporary humour and satire. One should conceive "Count Axel" as a scandinavian ...See more"Count Axel" is a comedy that takes place somewhere in the nordic countries in 1783. It's a classic comedy about mixed identities, with strong elements of contemporary humour and satire. One should conceive "Count Axel" as a scandinavian version of the humour that you will find in works like "Black Adder" and "Life of Brian". A humorous universe that takes off in the big classical epos of our past. It is our inheritance from the time of the feudal era, with evil rich lords; and god, pure pesants that is the set-up in "Count Axel". To take this genre of heavy historical films and twist it in to a crazy comedy with the respect of a strong storyline, that is the ambition of "Count Axel" Written by See less
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Jens Jakob Thorsen (as Jens-Jakob Thorsen)
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$348,792
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Apr 6, 2001 (Denmark)

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Sofie Gråbøl
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Ole Thestrup
Ridefogeden Ridefogeden   See fewer
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Jens Arentzen
Richard Richard   See fewer
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Ole Ernst
Kroejer Kroejer   See fewer
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Henning Jensen
Provsten Provsten   See fewer
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Jesper Christensen
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Troels II Munk
Tyk Mand Tyk Mand   See fewer
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Ghita Nørby
Baronesse Gjerløv Baronesse Gjerløv   See fewer
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Claus Ryskjær
Baron Gjerløv Baron Gjerløv   See fewer
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Søren Hytholm Jensen
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Kristian Holm Joensen
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Martin Brygmann
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Jacob Thuesen
Vred Mand Vred Mand   See fewer
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Henning Moritzen
Proglog (voice) Proglog (voice)   See fewer
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Lasse Aarestrup
Bondedreng Bondedreng   See fewer
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Per Tofte Nielsen
Smed / Bøddel Smed / Bøddel   See fewer
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Christian Horn
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5.5 / 10 | 626 votes