The Hunt (Danish: Jagten) is a Danish drama film directed by Thomas Vinterberg and starring Mads Mikkelsen. The story is set in a small Danish village around Christmas, and follows a man who becomes the target of mass hysteria after being wrongly accused of sexually abusing a child in his kindergarten class. Drama · A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son's custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son, but his new luck is about to be Directed by Thomas Vinterberg. With Mads The hunt is on to prove his innocence before it's taken from him for good. Written. Thomas Vinterberg's The Hunt conveys the sinister swirl of persecution more vividly than any film I can remember. August 29, | Rating: A- | Full Review Chris Vognar · Dallas Morning News. Top Critic. Through it all, we see an idyllic- looking community, where glorious fall colors fade into twinkling December snow - a.
1 Dec Like Festen, The Hunt (scripted by Vinterberg and Tobias Lindholm) is set in idyllic rural Denmark, in a small tight-knit, lower middle-class community, rather than a haut-bourgeois family, but child abuse and the effect of its revelation is still the key issue. But in this case the alleged perpetrator is shown from. 29 Nov Vinterberg has created a drama-thriller with the atmospheric grip of a horror film; there are echoes of Arthur Miller's The Crucible, Sam Peckinpah's Straw Dogs and Lars von Trier's Dogville, but the film has its own exemplary power, maturity and intelligence. To see The Hunt is to be reminded of our own. By Michael Sicinski. “You can be a one-hit wonder, so long as you make it count.” A film programmer friend of mine made this remark a few years back, regarding a particular avant-garde filmmaker who has essentially been dining out on a particular canonical entry for the past twenty-some-odd years. It's true, no one much.
11 Jul Thomas Vinterberg's new drama, "The Hunt," allows Mikkelsen to go beyond appearances and showcase his versatility. Wearing wire-frame glasses, his blond hair combed forward, Mikkelsen stars as Lucas, a kindly daycare employee who is falsely accused of exposing himself to a child. His performance. 11 Jul His plea resonates through this nightmarish story of an innocent man who becomes the victim of a small-town witch hunt. The movie, directed by Thomas Vinterberg from a screenplay he wrote with Tobias Lindholm, is easily Mr. Vinterberg's strongest since “The Celebration” (), which also addressed. 29 Nov Thomas Vinterberg's The Hunt, about a nursery teacher who is falsely accused of being a paedophile, is one of the year's best films, writes Robbie Collin.