Adam's Apples

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Adam's Apples ★★ Adams Aebler 2005 (R)

Danish black comedy about a Neo-Nazi forced to finish a prison sentence doing community service at a church. Adam (Thomsen) is EVIL and meets his opposite in the positive-to-a-fault priest Ivan (Mikkelsen). Adam promises Ivan that he'll make a pie from the apples that grow in the churchyard, but as crows and disease peck away at the apples, Adam decides to break Ivan down, mentally and physically. Alternately bleak and ludicrous, the movie is mostly style over substance and rarely digs deeper than the basic absurdity of its premise. 93m/C DVD. CZ Ulrich Thomsen, Mads Mikkelsen, Paprika Steen, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Nicolas Bro, Ali Kazim, Ole Thestrup; D: Anders Thomas Jensen; W: Anders Thomas Jensen; C: Sebastian Blenkov; M: Jeppe Kaas.