“The Hunt” (Jagten) is a Danish psychological drama film directed by thomas vinterberg, released in 2012. The story follows Lucas (mads mikkelsen), a kindergarten teacher who is accused of sexually abusing a child in his care. Despite his protestations of innocence, the accusation spreads through the small town and Lucas is ostracized by his friends and colleagues. As the situation escalates, Lucas finds himself in a desperate struggle to clear his name and regain the trust of those around him.
“The Hunt” is a powerful and thought-provoking film that tackles a difficult subject matter with sensitivity and nuance. Mikkelsen's performance as Lucas is exceptional, conveying the character's frustration and despair as he is relentlessly pursued by an angry and suspicious community. The film is tense and suspenseful throughout, and the final resolution is both satisfying and emotionally charged.
“The Hunt” has won several awards since its release, including the Best Actor award for mads mikkelsen at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. It was also nominated for the Palme d'Or and won the Vulcain Prize for Technical Achievement. At the 2013 Bodil Awards, the film won Best Danish Film, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress, and Best Screenplay. The film was also nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 2014 Academy Awards.
|Directed by||thomas vinterberg|
thomas bo larsen
anne louise hassing
sebastian bull sarning
|Cinematography||Charlotte Bruus Christensen|
|Music by||Nikolaj Egelund|
|Distributed by||Nordisk Film|