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The Hour of the Lynx (2013)

I lossens time (original title)
Helen, who is a priest, is approached by scientist Lisbeth with a desperate plea for help. A young man, who has been sent to a high security psychiatric ward after having killed an old ... See full summary »
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Helen
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Knud
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Mother
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Lisbeth
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Börje Ahlstedt ...
Morfar
Jakob Ulrik Lohmann ...
Torben, vagt
Barbro Enberg ...
Women in House
Maria Rossing ...
Mona
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Drengen, 8 years
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Eriksen
Frederik Christian Johansen ...
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Jens Lundman ...
Drengens mors fyr
Nis Bank-Mikkelsen ...
Ældre herre
Donald Högberg ...
Man in House
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Helen, who is a priest, is approached by scientist Lisbeth with a desperate plea for help. A young man, who has been sent to a high security psychiatric ward after having killed an old couple, has attempted suicide while rambling about God. In a race against time the two women begin a shocking journey deeper and deeper into the sick mind of a young man's soul. Written by Nimbus Film

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23 May 2013 (Denmark)  »

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$3,700,000 (estimated)
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Great psychological drama
15 September 2015 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Great danish psychological drama, with good direction, acting, cinematography. A young sociopath, Knud, is imprisoned in a high- security hospital after a brutal murder. Is there a reason for that unintelligible crime? A psychiatrist, Lisbeth, develops experiments while she takes care of those potentially dangerous patients. She is not able to deal with that boy and asks for the help of a Lutheran priestess, Helen. Their jobs and interests may be incompatible. The story of the sociopath is not the only one to be discovered. And there is also a yellow cat. "I lossens time" or "The hour of the lynx" is a careful film about how three minds interfere with each other in a quite complex game. If it were a Hollywood film, I am sure it would have a very numerous audience in all the world.


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