Adam's Apples

Directed by Anders Thomas Jensen
Film Movement
2005
94 Minutes
Denmark, Germany
Danish
Comedy, Drama
Not Rated
DVD
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Ivan is an insanely optimistic preacher who takes in convicts to help around the remote, rural church he ministers to. His current charges are a psychotic Saudi immigrant addicted to robbing gas stations and an alcoholic tennis pro convicted of sexual assault. His newest "helper" is Adam, a vicious neo-Nazi anxiously biding his time before he can return to hell-raising. Asked to set a goal for his stay, Adam sarcastically answers that he'd like to bake a cake. Ivan cheerfully takes that statement at face value and puts him in charge of the parish's pride and joy: the only apple tree in the vicinity.  Grasping the extent of Ivan's crazed, preternatural determination to look on the bright side of everything - Adam immediately decides to shake him out of his rose-colored stupor.

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Bonus film: Clara, directed by Van Sowerwine

Discs: 1

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Bonus film: Clara, directed by Van Sowerwine

Discs: 1

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    "A funny, politically incorrect and, somewhere deep down, thoughtful black comedy."
    Gunnar Rehlin, Variety

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