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12 APRIL 2013
MADS MIKKELSEN STARS IN THE HUNT (2012)

By: FSWL team
Published:
2013-04-06
The critically acclaimed film The Hunt (original title: Jagten) starring the great Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen ("Le Chiffre" in the 2006 Bond film Casino Royale) premieres in Swedish cinemas on 12th April 2013.

THE HUNT is a disturbing depiction of how a lie becomes the truth when gossip, doubt and malice are allowed to flourish and ignite a witch-hunt that soon threatens to destroy an innocent man’s life.

Mads Mikkelsen plays Lucas, a highly-regarded school teacher who 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.


"IMMENSELY POWERFUL—OUTSTANDING. Mads Mikkelsen is one of the finest actors at work today." - Phillip French, The Observer

"5 out of 5 STARS. One of the year’s best films. It shares The Celebration’s devastating dramatic clarity. Mikkelsen gives a career topping performance." - Robbie Collin, The Telegraph

“RIVETING, propelled by a shattering performance by Mads Mikkelsen as the blameless man whose life threatens to be destroyed. Vinterberg’s best film since The Celebration.” - David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter

“THRILLING AND COMPELLING. A stunning turn from the always excellent Mads Mikkelsen.” - David Voight, The Examiner

Film details:
Theatrical release: 12 April, 2013
Genre: Drama
Running time: 1 hour 56 minutes
Classification: PG-11
Audio format: SR, 5.1
Aspect ratio: Cinemascope
Theatrical distributor in Sweden: Nordisk Film

Watch the movie trailer for The Hunt:


Director: Thomas Vinterberg
Main cast: Mads Mikkelsen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Annika Wedderkopp, Alexandra Rapaport.

About MADS MIKKELSEN: (från filmens pressmaterial)
Born in 1965 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Mads is one of Denmark's most sought after and popular actors. After studies at Aarhus theatre school Mads debuted in the movie Pusher. Since his debut he has appeared in several successful television and film productions and also made ??himself internationally recognized as an actor, including the villain role as Le Chiffre in the James Bond film Casino Royale.

Mads Mikkelsen was awarded for Best Actor at the Cannes film festival last year for his performance in THE HUNT.

Selected filmography; A Royal Affair 2012, The Three Musketeers 2011, Clash of the Titans 2010, Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinskij 2009, Casino Royale 2006, Exit 2006, Efter bröllopet 2006 Pusher II 2004, King Arthur 2004, Mordkommissionen (TV) 2000-2004, Wilbur 2002, Älskar dig för evigt 2002, Jag är Dina 2002, En kort en lång 2001, Blinkande lyktor 2000, Villospår 1998, Pusher 1996.

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Photo above:
The Swedish film poster for The Hunt. © 2013 Nordisk Film. All rights reserved.

Read more about The Hunt starring Mads Mikkelsen on IMDB:
www.imdb.com/title/tt2106476/

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