The Hunt DVD|
THE LIE IS SPREADING Alongside Lars Von Trier, Thomas Vinterberg (Festen, Far From the Madding Crowd) is one of Danish cinema s finest modern exports. Perhaps his greatest film, The Hunt, is a sublimely orchestrated exercise in tension which features a tour-de-force central performance from Mads Mikkelsen (Rogue One, Casino Royale), who was awarded Best Actor at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival for his performance. Mikkelsen is Lukas, a recently-divorced primary school teacher locked in an acrimonious custody battle over his teenage son but just as his fortunes begin to change with the arrival of a new love his world is torn apart by an innocent lie. Persecuted by his local community, accusations escalate and Lukas soon faces unanimous condemnation from everyone around him, including his closest friends. Featuring a stellar supporting cast from Danish Film and TV s finest including Thomas Bo Larsen (Pusher), Anne Louise Hassing (The Idiots) and Susse Wold (Unit 1), The Hunt, eschews the rules of Vinterberg and his colleagues filmmaking manifesto Dogme95 for one of the most beautifully photographed and perfectly scripted films in recent years. SPECIAL EDITION CONTENTS: High Definition digital transfer Original 5.1 surround sound audio and 2.0 stereo options Optional English subtitles The Making of The Hunt - featuring director Thomas Vinterberg and star Mads Mikkelsen Deleted and extended scenes Alternate ending Outtakes Original trailer Reversible sleeve featuring two original artwork optionsfrom£7.99 | RRP:
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Thomas Vinterberg directs this Academy Award-nominated Danish thriller. Mads Mikkelsen stars as Lukas, a recently-divorced primary school teacher locked in an acrimonious custody battle over his teenage son Marcus (Lasse Fogelstrøm). When five-year-old Klara (Annika Wedderkop), the daughter of Lukas's best friend Theo (Thomas Bo Larsen), tells the headmistress of the school - untruthfully - that Lukas has acted abusively towards her, the accusations quickly escalate and Lukas soon faces unanimous condemnation from everyone around him, including his closest friends. The movie received an Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Language Film.
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