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The Day Will Come (2016)

Der kommer en dag (original title)
At the Orphanage Godhavn violence and humiliations plays a part of the everyday life. Based on real stories from Godhavn, where lots of boys were victims of violent and sexual abuse and medical neglect.

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Jesper W. Nielsen
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lars Mikkelsen ... Forstander Frederik Heck
Sofie Gråbøl ... Lærer Lilian
Harald Kaiser Hermann ... Elmer
Albert Rudbeck Lindhardt ... Erik
Laurids Skovgaard Andersen Laurids Skovgaard Andersen ... Tøger
Lars Ranthe Lars Ranthe ... Overlærer Toft Lassen
Søren Sætter-Lassen ... Lærer Aksel
David Dencik ... Inspektør Hartmann
Sonja Richter ... Moren
Solbjørg Højfeldt ... Fru Oskarson
Claus Maack Bahnsen Claus Maack Bahnsen ... Lærer
Martin Hempel Barkholt Martin Hempel Barkholt ... Blond Bølle
Oskar Kirk Damsgaard Oskar Kirk Damsgaard ... Topper
Paw Henriksen ... Onkel
Frede Frimand Frede Frimand ... Tredje Bølle
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'Der kommer en dag' is a movie about an orphanage where violence and humiliations is a part of the everyday life. The history is based on real stories from a boy home called 'godhavn', where lots of boys were victims of violent and sexual abuse and medical experiments. Written by julie rathcke

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Some have power, others have courage.

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Drama

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan] | webside

Country:

Denmark

Language:

Danish

Release Date:

21 April 2016 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

The Day Will Come See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$56,187
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Trivia

Lars Ranthe, the actor who played the headteacher Toft Lassen, did not talk to the other actors during shooting. It made all the orphans insecure and they needed that for the movie. See more »

Goofs

In the film a street guitarist plays the song "Shadow of a Gypsy" by danish rock band Ache, apparently in July 1969. The song was released in august 1970. See more »

Quotes

Elmer: I'm not afraid anymore, Erik.
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It's a must
12 June 2018 | by katiaperezmtzSee all my reviews

This is the kind of movie that everyone should watch. Whether you like tragic stories or you are trying to watch any film, this needs to be one of your options. It's such a dramatic and sad movie, but it's beautiful in other senses. The images really capture what the movie is trying to leave as a message and you can really feel what's going on.


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