With Your Permission (Til døden os skiller)
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With Your Permission (Til døden os skiller)
Adam's Apples screenwriter Anders Thomas Jensen pens director Paprika Steen's darkly comic tale of an opera-obsessed cafeteria manager who works on a financially strapped ferry running between Copenhagen and Stockholm. Cafeteria manager Jan (Lars Brygmann) isn't the most likable of characters. Not only has his fixation on proper procedure isolated him from his co-workers, but even Jan's shrieking wife Anna (Sidse Babett Knudsen) can't find many redeeming qualities in her severely grating spouse. One night, after hiding out in the local opera house, Jan comes home to yet… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 20%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Initially intriguing but ultimately saddled with more quirks than it can handle."
‑ John DeFore, Hollywood Reporter
"I know, I know -- there's nothing funny about spousal abuse. And yet, there are very funny moments in this film that allow it to be entertaining, in spite of its potentially weighty subject matter."
‑ Kim Voynar, Cinematical
"Despite both Steen as a thesp and Jensen as a writer making their early international impact with Dogma works, the austere verities are long gone here."
‑ Robert Koehler, Variety
"If you're into off-beat dark comedies, then welcome home, lad."
‑ Jon Popick, Planet Sick-Boy
"...the film eventually wears out its welcome..."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
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