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En chance til (2014)

Director:
Susanne Bier
INTERNATIONAL TITLE
A Second Chance
NORWEGIAN TITLE
En sjanse til
COUNTRY
Denmark
GENRE
Drama
RUNNING TIME
105 minutes
Producer:
Sisse Graum Jørgensen
Screenwriter:
Anders Thomas Jensen


Cast includes:

CHARACTER ACTOR/ACTRESS RATING
Andreas Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
Anne Maria Bonnevie ½
Simon Ulrich Thomsen
Tristan Nikolaj Lie Kaas
Sanne Lykke May Andersen ½

 

Review

Human drama can hardly get more explosive and heartfelt than in this Susanne Bier film, which is propelled forward by intense, remarkable performances by a great cast, but particularly Nikolaj Coster-Waldau. He plays a policeman who must try to save an infant from a junkie couple while at the same time dealing with domestic problems concerning a depressed wife and some issues with their newborn baby. The ensuing events grips your sense of ethic and shakes it quite ferociously before leaving you to pick up the pieces in co-operation (or sympathy) with Coster-Waldau's Andreas character. This is timeless, pure filmmaking of Bergmanesque proportions.

Copyright © 31.03.2019 Fredrik Gunerius Fevang

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