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Jagten/The Hunt - Nordic Film Night

  • dir. Thomas Vinteberg

  • year. 2012

  • country. Denmark

  • run-time. 115

  • rating. 15

£6.00 (£4.50 conc.)

Doors 19:00
Film 19:30

Nordic Film Nights at Deptford Cinema continues with an ACADEMY AWARD nominee and Winner of Best International Film from director Thomas Vinterberg

" This is cinema that sinks its claws into your back" The Telegaph

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.

THE HUNT is a disturbing portrait of how a lie can quickly become truth and how fragile a community can become when gossip, doubt and malice are allowed to flourish. It is a stirring portrait of a man struggling to absolve himself, and a father and son reaching out to one another as their world crumbles.

Earlier Event: February 3
THE FUTURE (2001) - Miranda July
Later Event: February 5
LIFE DRAWING at Deptford Cinema