15 certificateItalian For Beginners is a Film programme that first aired in 2000 and has been classified a 15 certificate.

Italian For Beginners is a 4 star programme


Italian For Beginners (2000)

Directed by
Lone Scherfig

Anders W. Berthelsen, the new minister at a church in a Copenhagen suburb, befriends the local hotel manager, who's in love with the barmaid at Lars Kaalund's bar. Kaalund in turn is entranced by hairdresser Ann Eleonora Jørgensen while Berthelsen falls for Anette Støvelbæk who works in the local pastry shop... Lone Scherfig is the first woman director to make a film, as her delightful romantic comedy uses naturalism to track the intertwining lives of a disparate group facing life and love and all the accompanying wonders and woes.

Genre: Film

Running Time: 120 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 2000

4/5 Stars

Classification: 15 Certificate

Production Country: Denmark/Sweden

Filmed in Colour


Anders W. Berthelsen...Andreas
Anette Støvelbæk...Olympia
Ann Eleonora Jørgensen...Karen
Peter Gantzler...Jørgen Mortensen
Lars Kaalund...Hal-Finn
Sara Indrio Jensen...Giulia
Karen-Lise Mynster...Real Estate Dealer
Rikke Wölck...Nurse
Elsebeth Steentoft...Kirketjener
Bent Mejding...Reverend Wredmann
Lene Tiemroth...Karen's Mother
Claus Gerving...Klaus Graversen
Image for Jesper ChristensenJesper Christensen...Olympia's Father
Merete Voldstedlund
Henning Jensen