The Guilty

  • 2018
  • Denmark
  • 1h 25min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Gustav Möller
  • Cast: Jakob Cedergren, Jessica Dinnage, Omar Shargawi
  • Language: Danish
  • UK release: 26 October 2018

Asger (Cedergren) is a former police officer now reduced to taking emergency calls, when he gets a call from a woman (Dinnage) who claims to have been kidnapped by her ex-husband. Möller sets the entire film in his office, skilfully generating tension with clever use of sound and the compelling presence of Cedergren. A bold thriller.

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The Guilty

22 Oct 20183 stars

Jokob Cedergren puts in an strong performance as the emergency call operator fighting against time to find a kidnapped woman

From Phone Booth and The Call to Locke and the recent John Cho-starrer Searching, the 'one character and their phone/laptop/whatever' has become something of a mini-trend. Danish-made, The Guilty falls into this category, set entirely in a featureless…

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