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About the Movie
The Hunt is a disturbing depiction of how a lie is taken as 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 just starting to get his life back together after losing his job and facing a difficult divorce, when his life is shattered by an untruthful remark, throwing his small community into a collective state of hysteria. As the lie spreads, Lucas is forced to fight a lonely battle for his life and dignity.
Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews
- Reviews Counted: 126
- Fresh: 118
- Rotten: 8
- Average Rating: 7.9/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Fresh: It is a devastating film to watch, a heedful one, and a tragic reminder that no matter how well a life has been conducted, the mere whiff of such scandalous behavior is condemnation enough.
Fresh: An intense, hard to watch drama, of a man's life torn apart by his fellow citizens. The performance is skilled enough that it won the top acting award at last year's Cannesfestival.
Fresh: [A] harrowing but flawed study of an innocent man accused of pedophilia.
Fresh: Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen delivers an astonishingly restrained and expressive central performance in The Hunt, an engrossing psycho-social drama by Thomas Vinterberg.
- Genre: Drama
- Released: 2013
- © 2012 Zentropa Entertainments19 ApS & Zentropa International Sweden AB