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The Judge (2005)

Dommeren (original title)
Judge Jens Christian makes a ruling to deport a political activist and potential political refugee. When the activist attempts suicide it sparks off Jens' biggest professional crisis, but his personal life is also in chaos.

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Gert Fredholm

Writer:

Mikael Olsen
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Gantzler ... Jens Christian
Micky Skeel Hansen Micky Skeel Hansen ... Anders
Benjamin Boe Rasmussen Benjamin Boe Rasmussen ... Niels
Nastja Arcel Nastja Arcel ... Margrethe
Heidi Holm Katzenelson Heidi Holm Katzenelson ... Lise
Lars Lunøe Lars Lunøe ... Faren
Jesper Lohmann ... Carsten
Jens Bo Jørgensen Jens Bo Jørgensen ... Kim Friberg
Peter Schrøder Peter Schrøder ... Erik
Sarah Boberg ... Minister
Henning Olesen Henning Olesen ... Klaus
Birgitte von Halling-Koch Birgitte von Halling-Koch ... Sekretariatschef
Maria Stokholm Maria Stokholm ... Sekretæren
Adrian Arsinevici Adrian Arsinevici ... Sergo Bliadze
Nana Ramochi Nana Ramochi ... Tolk
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Judge Jens Christian makes a ruling to deport a political activist and potential political refugee. When the activist attempts suicide it sparks off Jens' biggest professional crisis, but his personal life is also in chaos.

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Country:

Denmark | UK

Language:

Danish

Release Date:

4 November 2005 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Der Richter See more »

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2.35 : 1
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Referenced in Smagsdommerne: Episode #2.12 (2005) See more »

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Compelling thriller never lets you go.
12 March 2006 | by jzland-1See all my reviews

Just viewed the compelling Danish film, DOMMEREN (The Judge) at the Cinequest Festival in San Jose, California (2006.) I would call it a "thriller," as I was immediately swept away and never let go by the riveting acting; scenes superbly shot and edited; and the spot-on film score. There is neither a false note nor boring moment in this whirlwind adventure, which also happens to pull off being a solid character study while driving to its heartfelt climax. Peter Gantzler, though obviously well-known in Denmark, could offer much to American films, should he ever choose to go that route. I remember him fondly in "Italian for Beginners."

Josephine Zeitlin, Actor/LA and San Francisco


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