THE GUILTY (Den Skyldige) (12 March 2020)

Director: Gustav Möller

Audience Award Winner, Sundance Film Festival 2018

Cast: Jakob Cedergren, Jessica Dinnage, Katinka Evers-Jahnsen

Denmark           Danish  subtitles           85 mins            cert 15

UK release date:  Oct 2018

In this Scandi-noir thriller, troubled police officer Asger Holm, who has been temporarily assigned to emergency dispatch duty, answers a call from a kidnapped mother. When the call is suddenly disconnected, the desperate search for the woman, her abductor and her children begins.

“This claustrophobic thriller … is tautly plotted, precisely paced and grippingly played.” – David Parkinson, Empire

“With its single setting and real-time story, The Guilty is a brilliant genre exercise, a cinematic study in tension, sound design, and how to make a thrilling movie with a limited tool box.” – Brian Tallerico, RogerEbert.com

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