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Silent Heart (2014)

Directed by Bille August

Starring Danica Curcic, Ghita Nørby, Jens Albinus, Morten Grunwald, Oskar Sælan Halskov, Paprika Steen, Pilou Asbæk, Vigga Bro

Three generations of a family coming together over a weekend. A sick mother's wish to die before her disease worsens gets harder to handle as old conflicts come to the surface.

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O'Horten (2007)

Directed by Bent Hamer

Starring Baard Owe, Bjarte Hjelmeland, Bjørn Floberg, Espen Skjønberg, Ghita Nørby, Henny Moan, Kai Remlov

A drama focused on a life-changing moment in 67-year-old train engineer Odd Horten's existence: the evening of his retirement.

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Key House Mirror (2015)

Directed by Michael Noer

Starring Ghita Nørby, Jens Brenaa, Sven Wollter, Trine Pallesen

Lily and Max have been married for more than 50 years. Now they live together in a nursing home, where Max has been reliant on professional care since his stroke. Lily has been putting her own needs aside and is desperately longing for excitement and intimacy in her life. When a man known as "the Pilot" moves in next door, Lily is immediately charmed by him and his passion for life. But neither her family nor the other residents at the nursing home are fond of her new acquaintance. Misunderstood by her family and trapped in her life with Max, Lily decides to fight to escape the bars of her invisible prison and claim her freedom.

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Katinka (1988)

Directed by Max von Sydow

Starring Anne Grete Hilding, Birthe Backhausen, Bodil Lassen, Erik Paaske, Ghita Nørby, Kurt Ravn, Ole Ernst, Tammi Øst, Tine Miehe-Renard, Vibeke Hastrup

A new foreman, Huus, arrives in a sleepy Danish village, much to the delight of the unmarried women there. However, Huus becomes very friendly with Katinka and her husband, Bai, the stationmaster. Katinka, childless and in frail health, gradually falls in love with Huus, though her husband does not seem to notice.

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Hamsun (1997)

Directed by Jan Troell

Starring Anette Hoff, Edgar Selge, Ernst Jacobi, Ghita Nørby, Jesper Christensen, Max von Sydow

Norwegian Nobel Laureate Knut Hamsun's controversial support for the Nazi regime during WW2 and its consequences for the Hamsun family after the war.

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Everlasting Moments (2008)

Directed by Jan Troell

Starring Callin Öhrvall, Ghita Nørby, Jesper Christensen, Maria Heiskanen, Mikael Persbrandt, Nellie Almgren

In a time of social change and unrest, war and poverty, a young working class woman, Maria, wins a camera in a lottery. The decision to keep it alters her whole life.

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