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With Your Permission (Til døden os skiller) (2007)

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Adam's Apples screenwriter Anders Thomas Jensen pens director Paprika Steen's darkly comic tale of an opera-obsessed cafeteria manager who works on a financially strapped ferry running between Copenhagen and Stockholm. Cafeteria manager Jan (Lars Brygmann) isn't the most likable of characters. Not only has his fixation on proper procedure isolated him from his co-workers, but even Jan's shrieking wife Anna (Sidse Babett Knudsen) can't find many redeeming qualities in her severely grating spouse. One night, after hiding out in the local opera house, Jan comes home to yet another battle with his embittered bride. The following day, Jan's life takes a wholly unexpected turn when the fed-up captain of the ferry grows tired of Jan's behavior and demands that the obnoxious employee seek professional help. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
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NR
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Action & Adventure , Art House & International , Comedy
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Critic Reviews for With Your Permission (Til døden os skiller)

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (2)

Initially intriguing but ultimately saddled with more quirks than it can handle.

September 19, 2007
Hollywood Reporter
Top Critic

Despite both Steen as a thesp and Jensen as a writer making their early international impact with Dogma works, the austere verities are long gone here.

Full Review… | September 10, 2007
Variety
Top Critic

...the film eventually wears out its welcome...

Full Review… | October 16, 2007
Reel Film Reviews

I know, I know -- there's nothing funny about spousal abuse. And yet, there are very funny moments in this film that allow it to be entertaining, in spite of its potentially weighty subject matter.

Full Review… | September 15, 2007
Cinematical

If you're into off-beat dark comedies, then welcome home, lad.

September 13, 2007
Planet Sick-Boy

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