The Hunt

By Vinterberg, Thomas
Star Rating

Rated by Megan C.
Apr 16, 2015

What are the limits of friendship? The Hunt explores this question when a misinterpretation of facts unleashes a chain of consequences in a small town in Denmark. Lucas, a newly divorced father and kindergarten teacher, is tested to the limits of his emotional endurance as he slowly becomes an object of suspicion and mistrust among his coworkers, the townspeople, and even his closest friends. The plot builds to a level of exquisitely wrought tension that keeps you holding out for some kind of relief as Lucas reaches his edge.

This film has many strengths but what stood out most for me was

Apr 10, 2013

The first in a series by Danish author Adler-Olsen, the The Keeper of Lost Causes introduces us to Detective Carl Mørck, assigned to head up a newly created Department Q.  Carl is back at work, recovering from a gunshot wound and career-induced apathy. He used to be an excellent detective, but being bombarded with violence and cruelty has made him apathetic and dulled his responses. Thus Detective Mørck blames himself for the shooting that took one partner’s life and ruined another’s.  Carl and his eager new assistant, Assad, begin work on a case of a missing politician believed to have