A Funny Man (2011)

11 08/25/2011 (DK) Drama 1h 56m
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A biography of the Danish actor and comedian, Dirch Passer

Overview

Opening in the seductive style of the sixties, »A Funny Man« uncovers the perennial loneliness that comedian Dirch Passer (Nikolaj Lie Kaas) has found himself in after a fast-tracked rise to fame. He struggles between his own desire to gain critical respect and servicing the audience¿s needs. Costing his kindred friendship to on-stage partner Kjeld Petersen (Lars Ranthe) Dirch takes on Steinbeck's classic »Of Mice and Men«, only for the audience to break out in laughter at his first line. Dirch's Lennie becomes a running joke, and so has, Dirch believes, his own life.

  1. Martin Zandvliet

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Anders Frithiof August

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Nikolaj Lie Kaas

    Nikolaj Lie Kaas

    Dirch Passer

  2. Julie Zangenberg

    Julie Zangenberg

    Lone Hertz

  3. Lars Ranthe

    Lars Ranthe

    Kjeld Petersen

  4. Lars Brygmann

    Lars Brygmann

    Stig Lommer

  5. Annika Aakjær

    Annika Aakjær

    Daimi

  6. Laura Christensen

    Laura Christensen

    Hanne Passer

  7. Morten Kirkskov

    Morten Kirkskov

    Ove Sprogøe

  8. Laura Bro

    Laura Bro

    Sitter Horne-Rasmussen

  9. Martin Buch

    Martin Buch

    Preben Kaas

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A Funny Man
A Funny Man

Original Title Dirch

Status Released

Original Language Danish

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