Terribly Happy Synopsis
A troubled cop (Jakob Cedergren) pulls duty in a sinister border town.
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Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
Terribly Happy isn't, but it is wonderfully unhinged, and a painstakingly constructed meditation on a place where good and evil meet, mate,...
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Arizona Republic

By Bill Goodykoontz
Terribly Happy must surely be the greatest Danish Western ever made.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Ray Bennett
The film gets seriously weird as it goes along, but without losing its sense of direction or taste for offbeat humor.
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New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
The actors are charmingly low-key, and the lensing, by Jorgen Johansson, adds to the offbeat aura. Whatever you do, don't miss the...
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Joe Williams
This deadpan police story produces unexpected chills.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
I've only been to Denmark twice and have no idea if this is even remotely a Danish situation, but it could fit right fine in the Old West.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Walter Addiego
It may not sound funny, but there's a bleakly comic air about the story, and a bit of surrealism, suggesting the most caustic side of the...
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Such dark doings won't be for everyone, but fans of similarly dry Nordic fare -- like the works of Aki Kaurismaki -- will be happy to have...
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Time Out New York

By Joshua Rothkopf
The film is vigorous exercise for those who prefer their mysteries knowing and knotty.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
The characters are intended to be slightly stupid, but the writing isn’t necessarily smarter.
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Excellent, twisted noir

By jgrossnas
A very strange, surprising movie for sure. Even when you think you'll know what happens, you don't. And you keep wondering 'how can they possibly tie up such a messy situation in a satisfying way?'...

Five Word Review

By k2oday
Definitely a must see !!!!!...

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By jobies
Unique Unpredicatable Sexy Dark Simple...

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By kyj02111988
great foreign film must see...

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By marratu
like blood simple in Denmark...

Terribly Happy

By Dale Lawrence
Very clever movie, lots of plot twists. Set in small town, giving it that quirky FARGO feel- definitely worth seeing....

Not terribly believable

By Jim F
I was impressed at first by how well this Danish drama understood the psychological elements of film, but when it came time to put the cards on the table, it came up short. What some critics have...

Terribly Happy

By kaunitz
Sophisticated, Eccentric! Great suspense and very funny!...

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Rated NR