Henrik Ruben Genz

  • Henrik Ruben Genz – Frygtelig lykkelig AKA Terribly Happy (2008)

    Henrik Ruben Genz2001-2010DenmarkDrama
    Frygtelig lykkelig (2008)
    Frygtelig lykkelig (2008)

    Robert has a number of skeletons in his cupboard, which he is determined to bury. Although hardly his dream job, Robert sees the position of temporary village constable as a necessary stage on the road to rehabilitation. He just needs to do well and generally behave by the book. However, village life and the macabre provincial order turn out to be difficult to fit into Robert’s plans. Nothing is ever straightforward, and certainly not when you are way out in the countryside.Read More »

  • Henrik Ruben Genz – Gud taler ud AKA Word of God (2017)

    Henrik Ruben Genz2011-2020ComedyDenmark

    It is the 1980s – Jens and his brothers live in a single-family house in Risskov, a suburb of Aarhus, Denmark. Here, the family’s patriarch psychologist and self-appointed God – Uffe – rules the roost in his dressing gown and underwear. Changes threaten the peace when Uffe decides to write his memoirs. The family home is suddenly filled to the rafters with Uffe’s loyal patients, who both provide Uffe with moral support – and drunken companionship. As insurrection smoulders on the part of his three sons, maternal Gerd Lillian does all she can to keep the family together. But for Jens, Thomas and Mikkel to break free of their father’s tyrannical rule and grow up will require a final, inevitable showdown with ‘God’.Read More »

  • Henrik Ruben Genz – Undskyld jeg forstyrrer (2012)

    2011-2020ComedyDenmarkHenrik Ruben Genz

    Undskyld jeg forstyrrer (2012)
    A story about the beautiful but confused young woman Helene, who, according to her mother, was born as a ‘technical error’. Helene suspects that her father, who left his family before Helene was born, might be the once celebrated director of a dilapidated theater in Copenhagen. Assisted by a series of bizarre coincidences and by her mother’s dog (a creature in whose shadow Helene has always lived), Helene manages to get closer to her father. »In Heat« is a rugged, larger than life comedy about finding your place in life. About being accepted and the price you pay in doing so. It’s a story about identity—amongst all creatures, including humans.Read More »

  • Henrik Ruben Genz – Kinamand AKA Chinaman (2005)

    2001-2010ArthouseComedyDenmarkHenrik Ruben Genz

    Kinamand (2005):Hulking Keld Decker (Bjarne Henriksen) looks little more than befuddled when Rie (Charlotte Fich), his wife of 25 years, leaves him. With his business on the rocks, he sells off nearly all his possessions, and starts eating atthe Chinese take-out restaurant across the road, methodically working his way through the menu.Read More »

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