The Guilty

Den Skyldige
Director: Gustav Möller 2018 85 Minutes Ages 15+
The Guilty Sat 20 Oct
07:00pm 85mins Australian Cinémathèque GOMA
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When police officer Asger Holm (Jakob Cedergren) is demoted to desk work, he expects a sleepy beat as an emergency dispatcher. That all changes when he answers a panicked phone call from a kidnapped woman who then disconnects abruptly.

Asger, confined to the police station, is forced to use others as his eyes and ears as the severity of the crime slowly becomes more clear. The search to find the missing woman and her assailant will take every bit of his intuition and skill, as a ticking clock and his own personal demons conspire against him. This innovative and unrelenting Danish thriller uses a single location to great effect, ratcheting up the tension as twists pile up and secrets are revealed.

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Year:2018
Classification:Ages 15+
Country:Denmark
Language:Danish, with English subtitles
Director:Gustav Möller
Cast:Jakob Cedergren, Jessica Dinnage, Johan Olsen
Script:Gustav Möller, Emil Nygaard Albertsen
Rights:Rialto Distribution