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The Venus Effect

Original language title: Venuseffekten
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20-something Liv thinks she has everything figured out, until she’s swept off her feet by spontaneous free spirit Andrea in this feel good, award-winning Danish romantic dramedy.

Liv works in a garden centre with her father (Lars Mikkelsen) and her overly-invested mother (Sofie Gråbøl, The Killing), she’s close with her gay brother, and has a sweet but unexciting boyfriend. Everything shifts when a pink-haired, vulva dress-wearing, Sapphic goddess comes crashing into her life. Andrea is everything Liv isn't, and she's completely infatuated. As the two women grow closer, their different lifestyles begin to clash, and Liv discovers that relationships, love and family can come in many forms.

ACT Premiere

  • Best Supporting Actor (Lars Mikkelsen), Bodil Danish Film Critics Association Awards 2022

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About The Venus Effect
  • Community

    Bisexual Women Gay Men Lesbian
  • Director

    Anna Emma Haudal
  • Cast

    Johanne Milland Josephine Park Anne Sofie Wanstrup Lars Mikkelsen Sofie Gråbøl Morten Hee Andersen
  • Producer

    Lise Orheim Stender Rikke Lassen
  • Company Credits

    Courtesy of: Motor Productions
  • Program Strand

    Narrative Feature
  • Blurb Writer

    Jean Kearney
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