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In a Better World (Hævnen)

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Wil Johnson Wil Johnson
Najeeb
Eddy Kimani Eddy Kimani
Patient
Emily Mulaya Emily Mulaya
Sygeplejerske
June Waweru June Waweru
Sygeplejerske
Mary Ndoku Mbai Mary Ndoku Mbai
Patient
Dynah Bereket Dynah Bereket
Gammel dame


Written by
Anders Thomas Jensen Anders Thomas Jensen
(screenplay)
Susanne Bier Susanne Bier
(story)


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In a Better World

12 years, 8 months ago at Jul 4 2:02
3 votes
Moral dilemmas, even age-old ones, won't ever get old in cinema, because they easily provide one of the central elements that all films must have: conflict. If you've got a moral quandary, and you've got one character who leans in one direction, and another character who leans in the opposite direction, you've at least got the potential for a solid plot. The issue in controversy in IN A BETTER WOR... read more

A very good movie

9 years, 8 months ago at Jun 11 21:07
3 votes
I always had a weak spot for Scandinave movies and Susanne Bier must be one of the best Danish directors at work nowadays so I was definitely eager to check this movie, especially since it won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film of the Year. Eventually, Bier delivered once again a very strong drama and probaby one of her best movies so far. Once again, her directing was quite beautifu... read more
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Description: Anton is a doctor who commutes between his home in an idyllic town in Denmark, and his work at an African refugee camp. In these two very different worlds, he and his family are faced with conflicts that lead them to difficult choices between revenge and forgiveness. Anton and his wife Marianne, who have two young sons, are separated and struggling with the possibility of divorce. Their older, ten-year-old son Elias is being bullied at school, until he is defended by Christian, a new boy who has just moved from London with his father, Claus. Christian's mother recently lost her battle with cancer, and Christian is greatly troubl ... (more)
Release date: 26 August 2010
Tags: Drama (9), Denmark (6), 2010s (5), Danish (4), 2010 (4), (4), Sweden (3), Bullying (3), Golden Globe Winner (3), Coming Of Age (2), Oscar Winner (2), Best Foreign Language Film (2), Satire (1), Internet (1), Retaliation (1), Thriller (1), Revenge (1), Computer (1), Countryside (1), Love (1)
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