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Terribly Happy

Eerie and bleak -- must be Danish country
Jakob Cedergren, Lene Maria Christensen and Kim Bodnia
Directed by Henrik Ruben Genz

Like the Coen Brothers' 1984 film noir debut “Blood Simple,” Henrik Ruben Genz's “Terribly Happy” begins with lingering shots of sparse roads, amid ominous narration about the sterile, unfriendly nature of the locale in question. And while the setting may not be humid, oily Texas wasteland, it's just as alienating—a muddy, snowy, one-street town in rural South Jutland, Denmark. It's the type of ... more >