Martin Zandvliet) and director Matthiesen (shown at right) have to tell, which is based on a short film called Dennis (the main character's name) that they made back in 2007. After a disastrous "date" with a young woman he knows from his local gym, Dennis and his mom (Elsebeth Steentoft, below, right) attend a family gathering to cele-brate the marriage of a male relative who has brought his new bride back to Denmark from Thailand. An idea hatches and soon our big bear (shown below) is off to points both south and exotic to try his luck with those tasty and quite accommodating Thai girls, while managing to get out from under his uber-controlling mom, who's now angry and alone.
Eat your heart out, Arnold.
Film Movement, opens this Wednesday, August 22, at Film Forum in New York City and in Miami at the Tower Theater on Friday August 24. And, as with all Film Movement titles, it will eventually appear on DVD and perhaps even on Netflix streaming.