Danish potboiler is an overdone romantic thriller about identity. Despite his work as a crime-scene photographer, married Jonas' (Berthelsen) life is average and predictable. Until he and his family are involved in a serious car accident. They are fine but Julia (Hemse), the driver of the other car, is in a coma. Jonas lets her family believe that he is her mysterious boyfriend, wanting to help in her recovery, and when the troubled young woman regains consciousness, she allows the deception to continue. Of course the real boyfriend (Lie Kaas) will show up and trouble will escalate. Danish with subtitles.
Scandinavian Ole Bornedal's Just Another Love Story is not really "just another" anything. The clever title of this arthouse release, now playing in some cities and opening in Chicago on February 20th, could have been "just another mystery," "just another noir," "just another thriller," "just another mid-life crisis," or "just ...Read More