- 1h 52min
- Directed by: Thomas Vinterberg
- Cast: Ulrich Thomsen, Fares Fares, Trine Dyrholm
- Language: Danish
- UK release: 29 July 2016
In 1970s Copenhagen, architect Eric (Thomsen) and his newsreader wife Anna (Dyrholm) start a commune, after which things go wrong. The story feels torn by the satire of commune life and a more traditional marital conflict, but it still packs a punch, with excellent work from Thomsen and a moving, award-winning turn from Dyrholm.
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The Commune25 Jul 2016
Danish director Thomas Vinterberg serves up a darkly comic look at life in a modern commune
Copenhagen in the mid-seventies. When architect Eric (Ulrich Thomsen) inherits his father's home in an upmarket suburb, his first thought is to sell it. But his wife Anna (Trine Dyrholm) and teenage daughter Freja (Martha Sofie Wallstrøm Hansen) are…
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