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The Hunt (Jagten)

Rating:R (for sexual content including a graphic image, violence and language)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:July 12, 2013
Running time:106 minutes
Cast:Mads Mikkelsen, Susse Wold, Thomas Bo Larsen, Lars Ranthe, Anne Louise Hassing
Director:Thomas Vinterberg
Producer:Sisse Graum Jørgensen, Morten Kaufmann
Writer:Thomas Vinterberg, Tobias Lindholm
Distributor:Magnolia Pictures

Description: This 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. Lucas is 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.

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