two brothers meet at their mother’s funeral, each in his way on a path of self-destruction, both haunted by a tragedy in their youth.
dir.: thomas vinterberg 2010 drama / drugs / violence
some facts: - based on a jonas bengtsson’s book of the same name. - it received public funding through the danish broadcaster tv2, whose condition for providing the money was that half of the cast and production crew would be first-timers. - feature-film debutants included the cinematographer charlotte bruus christensen, the scriptwriter tobias lindholm and the stage actor peter plaugborg who played nick’s brother.