Department Q – A Conspiracy Of Faith (Flaskepost fra P)

Department Q - A Conspiracy Of Faith (Flaskepost fra P) Denmark (2014) Dir. Hans Petter Moland Bringing the Department Q trilogy to a close is perhaps the darkest of the three films, which may sound like a tall order considering how brutal the first two - Keeper Of Lost Causes and The Absent One - … Continue reading Department Q – A Conspiracy Of Faith (Flaskepost fra P)

Department Q – The Absent One (Fasandræberne)

Department Q - The Absent One (Fasandræberne) Denmark (2014) Dir. Mikkel Nørgaard This gruesome, sinuous slice of Nordic Noir is the second film in the Department Q series based on the novels of Jussi Adler-Olsen, following 2013’s Keeper Of Lost Causes. As is usually the case, the cast list gives fans a chance to play … Continue reading Department Q – The Absent One (Fasandræberne)

Men And Chicken

Men And Chicken (Cert 15) 1 Disc (Distributor: Arrow Films) Running Time: 104 minutes approx. “The humour on this island is pretty basic” At the risk of sounding reductive the above quote from this jet black Danish comedy could apply to the film itself - that is until you look beyond the apparent Bottom meets … Continue reading Men And Chicken

Open Hearts (Elsker dig for evigt)

Open Hearts (Elsker dig for evigt) Denmark (2002) Dir. Susanne Bier If Denmark has gained a reputation over the past few years for their grim, moody crime thrillers or tightly wound political dramas via TV then its cinema output is on hand to remind us they are just as capable of gritty, realistic domestic dramas … Continue reading Open Hearts (Elsker dig for evigt)

The Keeper Of Lost Causes (Kvinden i buret)

The Keeper Of Lost Causes (Kvinden i buret) Denmark (2013) Dir. Mikkel Nørgaard It’s hard to believe that this dark and procedural crime thriller was directed by the same man who helmed the bad taste comedy Klown but stranger things have happened. Based on the novel Kvinden i buret by Jussi Adler-Olsen the plot is … Continue reading The Keeper Of Lost Causes (Kvinden i buret)