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Barndommens gade (1986)
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Barndommens gade (1986)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: I en lille 2-værelses baggårdslejlighed, på Vesterbro i København, bor den 14 årige Ester (Sofie Gråbøl) sammen med faderen (Torben Jensen), moderen (Vigga Bro) og storebroderen Carl (Carl Quist Møller). Det er tidens typiske arbejderkvarter og lejligheden er uden nogen form for moderne bekvemmeligheder. Koks skal hentes i en mørk kælder, hvor hjemløse har søgt ly og logi for natten. Ester er en drømmer. Hendes ønske er at blive forfatter og hun skriver digte i det skjulte. Hun glemmer ofte tid og sted, når hendes tanker går på langfart.
Plot: menstruation, coming of age, grownups, girl, mother daughter relationship
Time: 1930s
Place: copenhagen, copenhagen denmark

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Daddy, Darling (1970)
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