The Bench (2000)

  |  Drama


The Bench (2000) Poster

Kaj is an alcoholic living on the money the Danish state is providing him. Him and his friends spend their time drinking beer at a public bench. One day Kaj's life turns upside down when a young lady and her child moves in next to him.


7.5/10
3,948

Get More From IMDb

For an enhanced browsing experience, get the IMDb app on your smartphone or tablet.

Get the IMDb app

Reviews & Commentary

Add a Review


User Reviews


15 February 2008 | juliensaroyan-1
10
| Marvellous Dannish movie
I have recently watched this excellent Dannish movie on satellite channel.Regrettably I was deprived of the opportunity to understand dialogs as there was neither English translation nor subtitles. Nevetheless, that language barrier had not prevented me from understanding the essence of the movie and conversely watching this movie in Dannish emphasized scenes regarding alcoholics, contradictions and attitude towards lonely poverty-stricken generally in Europe and particularly in Denmark. The problem of solitude is pivotal in this movie. Loneliness kills us faster that whatever disease. The movie is full of sadness and sympathy. I recommend everybody to watch it.

Critic Reviews



Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,190,251

Contribute to this page

Memorable First-Time Winners From the 2021 Golden Globes

On a night full of firsts, these Golden Globe winners captured our attention with their watch-worthy performances.

Watch the video

2021 Golden Globe Nominees: In and Out of Character

Check out our gallery of the 2021 Golden Globe nominees in the leading and supporting acting categories, as the characters they so brilliantly played and in real life.

See the full gallery

More To Explore

Search on Amazon.com