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The Commune

The Commune
  • 2016
  • Denmark
  • 112 min
  • 15
  • 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 Commune

25 Jul 20163 stars

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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