Jonas was a crime photographer and a family man until he found himself involved in a traffic accident, leaving a young woman, Julia, unconscious. hospital. When curiosity prompted the young man to visit her, he met the family of the young woman who had taken him as his fiancé, Sébastien. A task that Jonas can easily take on …
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From Denmark, this amazing film really kept me from being unique from start to finish! Starting with his last scene, we hope to understand how the main character got there. Neither detective, nor drama, nor thriller, this film, little in the sense of “Don’t tell anyone”, captivates us when the hero starts to sink into trouble! Basically: after an accident, believing himself to be at fault, a man enters a woman’s life …
Already covered by awards, including one at Sundance, here is Danish director Ole Bornedal’s new film, known for his excellent The Night Watchman, which he himself has re-made in Hollywood. Just a love story is a strong and violent thriller, somewhat atypical. The story is introduced in pieces like a puzzle that gradually come together before our eyes as the story continues in its linearity. The script is very good, a …
Actually, I watched this movie without knowing about it, so I watched it without even the slightest a priori. I have to say that I remained dissatisfied, never disappointed, but also not convinced. The atmosphere of the dark thriller in the background of the love story is good and the misunderstanding of this lie that surpasses its promoter makes me even more pleased. But I know that the last half hour was a little …
Interesting thriller, especially in its first hour where sadness and mystery are laudably presented. But the filmmaker lost himself to phone twists, side effects and the use of the worst conventions. Too early, because it seems like the beginning of a transformation of Danish cinema and thrillers.
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It’s already an American remake in preparation
Marc Webb, director of the film (500) days together, expressed a desire to want to direct the remake of “Just another love story”. James Mangold is set to produce the film.
A race between america and denmark
Ole Bornedal is one of the most recognized worldwide directors in Denmark. In 1994, he made a name for himself in Le Veilleur de nuit (chosen for Cannes Critics ’Week), which he wrote and directed. Three years later, he directed the American remake with Ewan McGregor, Patricia Arquette, Josh Brolin and Nick Nolte. In 2002, Ole Bornedal commanded Dina, who has received numerous awards in Denmark and at international festivals.
A bloody love story
The director reflects on his film: “I was trying to make an unbridled modern drama that, yes, is no longer on the rails but we can still recognize in the depths of our souls. It’s a bloody love story, yes, that’s what it is: a bloody love story.We filmed for ten weeks in a state of extreme enthusiasm.In Copenhagen, on the island of Funen and in Cambodia.And then most of us.
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