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Release Date: April 15, 2005 (Denmark)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Director: Anders Thomas Jensen
Writers: Anders Thomas Jensen
Cast: Mads Mikkelsen, Ulrich Thomsen, Nicolas Bro, Paprika Steen, Ali Kazim and Ole Thestrup.
Filming Locations: Fåborg, Fyn, Denmark.

Synopsis:
Ivan is a priest in a rural church known for the apples that grow on a large tree in front. He’s odd: seeing the world through rose-colored glasses, in denial about personal facts, and convinced he’s at war with Satan. The rectory is a half-way house for recently paroled convicts. Adam arrives for 12 weeks, a large, tough neo-Nazi, first baffled by Ivan’s thick-headed optimism, then angry. He vows to break Ivan’s faith. Meanwhile, in exasperation at Ivan’s insistence, Adam sets a personal goal: to bake an apple pie. All goes awry for the tree: crows, worms, lightening. The Book of Job gives Adam perverse insight, and his hooligan mates provide the resolution’s spring.


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