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Starring Mads Mikkelsen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Annika Wedderkopp - Available on DVD and Blu-ray™

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"RIVETING… PROPELLED BY MADS MIKKELSEN’S SHATTERING PERFORMANCE"

-Hollywood Reporter

"ABSORBING"

-Variety

"ABSORBING"

-Variety

"OFFERS A POWERFUL, PROVOCATIVE STUDY OF MOB MENTALITY AND THE FABRIC OF TRUST."

-Philadelphia Inquirer

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-USA TODAY

"Mads Mikkelsen is terrific."

-USA TODAY

"It's easy to see why he won best actor at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival for this performance."

-USA TODAY

"Recommended"

-NPR

"An indelibly powerful film."

-USA TODAY

"This is filmmaking of a high order."

-Wall Street Journal

"Fascinating and delicately beautiful."

-Screen Picks

"A standout performance by Mads Mikkelsen."

-Screen Picks

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-NY Daily News

"(Mads Mikkelsen) is as magnetically compelling."

-NY Daily News

"One of the best performances in the festival (TIFF)"

-Roger Ebert

"A devastating portrait of society's tenuous structure under the pressures of fear."

-Indiewire

"IMMENSELY POWERFUL—OUTSTANDING. Mads Mikkelsen is one of the finest actors at work today."

-Phillip French, The Observer

". GRIPPING, UNBEARABLY TENSE, yet capable of great subtlety and nuance. Thomas Vinterberg has come storming back."

-Phillip French, The Guardian

"5 out of 5 STARS. One of the year’s best films. It shares The Celebration’s devastating dramatic clarity. Mikkelsen gives a career topping performance."

-Robbie Collin, The Telegraph

"RIVETING, propelled by a shattering performance by Mads Mikkelsen as the blameless man whose life threatens to be destroyed. Vinterberg’s best film since The Celebration."

-David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter

"A strong return to form for Thomas Vinterberg."

-Matt Mueller, Indiewire/Thompson on Hollywood

"THRILLING AND COMPELLING. A stunning turn from the always excellent Mads Mikkelsen."

-David Voight, The Examiner

"Engrossing and provacative. A devastating portrait of society's tenuous structure under the pressures of fear."

-Eric Kohn, Indiewire

About The Film

Lucas (Mads Mikkelsen), a highly-regarded school teacher, has been forced to start over having overcome a tough divorce. Just as things are starting to go his way, his life is shattered. An untruthful remark throws the small community into a collective state of hysteria. The lie is spreading and Lucas is forced to fight a lonely fight for his life and dignity.

Cast & Crew

Cast:
Mads Mikkelsen
Thomas Bo Larsen
Annika Wedderkopp

Directors:
Thomas Vinterberg

Written by:
Tobias Lindholm
Thomas Vinterberg

R - for sexual content including a graphic image, violence and language.
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