The Hunt  {Jagten}

The Hunt
Jagten

Denmark, 2012, 112 Minute Running Time
Genre/Subjects: Drama, Foreign
Language: Danish, English, Polish English Sub-Titles

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Nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film Academy Award.


Directed and co-written by Thomas Vinterberg, The Hunt is a disturbing depiction of how a lie becomes the truth when gossip, doubt and malice are allowed to flourish and ignite a witch-hunt that soon threatens to destroy an innocent man’s life. Mads Mikkelsen won the Best Actor Award at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival for his penetrating portrayal of Lucas, a former school teacher who has been forced to start over having overcome a tough divorce and the loss of his job. Just as things are starting to go his way, his life is shattered when an untruthful remark throws his small community into a collective state of hysteria. As the lie spreads, Lucas is forced to fight a lonely fight for his life and dignity.

Co-founder of the Dogme movement and director of award-winning international hit Festen (The Celebration), Thomas Vinterberg delivers yet another powerful drama that is sure to leave its mark. The Hunt, which was co-written by Vinterberg and Tobias Lindholm (whose credits also include A Hijacking, which he wrote and directed), won the 2012 European Film Awards Best Screenwriter prize and was nominated for prizes in a number of other categories, including Best Film, Director and Actor.


DIRECTOR: Thomas Vinterberg
Screenwriter: Tobias Lindholm, Thomas Vinterberg
Principal Cast: Mads Mikkelsen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Annika Wedderkopp
US Distributor: Magnolia Pictures

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