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Rated R · 106 min. · 2013


Danish filmmaker Thomas Vinterberg returns to the form of his 1998 breakout, The Celebration. The new film plays like a meeting of the older film's curdled European gentility crossed with American classics of social ostracism such as The Crucible and "The Lottery."

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Director: Thomas Vinterberg
Writer: Thomas Vinterberg and Tobias Lindholm
Producer: Sisse Graum Jørgensen and Morten Kaufmann
Cast: Mads Mikkelsen, Susse Wold, Thomas Bo Larsen, Lars Ranthe, Anne Louise Hassing and Bjarne Henriksen

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