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  • JEPPE OF THE HILL Alternative
  • KONGE FOR EN DAG Alternative


Film version of Ludwig Holberg's classic Danish stage comedy a satire on alcohol abuse of the poor and the power abuse of the rich. A drunk peasant is put in the Baron's bed in the castle and treated as if he were Baron, until he comes to believe it himself.

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