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    A single word reminds two old people of their youth, their love and how far they have come together. Written and directed by Marianne Olsen Ulrichsen. Principal cast: Ruth Gurholt, Thor Ivsersen, Gry Olsen Ulrichsen, and John Kristian Hansen.
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