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Flaskepost fra P (2016)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 17 June 2016 (USA)
Two intertwined cases linking the past with the present will require the aid of Department Q to catch an elusive serial killer, while time is running out.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jakob Ulrik Lohmann ...
Johanne Louise Schmidt ...
Signe Anastassia Mannov ...
Michael Brostrup ...
Børge Bak
Lars Bjørn
Olivia Terpet Gammelgaard ...
Jasper Møller Friis ...
Samuel (as Jasper Friis Møller)
Louis Sylvester Larsen ...


An old note is found in a bottle in Jutland which has traveled very long across the ocean a long time ago. The note is hard to decipher, but when the Danish investigator from Section Q receives it, the odd personalities within the section find a new angle on it and try to unveil yet another old and diabolic case even though the lead is cold. Written by Britt Engelhard Jadesø

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Crime | Drama | Thriller


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A Conspiracy of Faith  »

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Biggest opening weekend for a Danish film since 2010 with 154,215 tickets sold. See more »


When Elias and the policeman buy train tickets they are supposed to be in the danish town Hadsten. But outside the trainstation is a german phonebooth from Deutsche Telekom. Also german road posts are clearly visible during several road scenes. Film was shot in Schleswig Holstein (northern part of Germany) due to financial reasons. See more »


  • And now... I'll take away your faith.

Carl Mørck:
  • You're wasting time. I don't believe in God. I don't believe in anything. Take me instead, Johannes, take me instead.

  • You're rescuing people you've never met. Of course you have faith. I've never met anyone, who's had as much faith as you...

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Another solid thriller with the leading characters Mørck and Assad
14 August 2016 | by (Estonia/Tallinn) – See all my reviews

As I had seen Kvinden i buret and Fasandræberne and liked them both, it is logical that I set to Flaskepost fra P as well. And I am contented again, even a bit more than with the other two. Following the main leitmotif, there are witty dialogues between the two policemen about faith and religion, and more suspense scenes where the outcome is unpredictable. Perhaps the wrongdoer's identity was revealed too soon, but his motives not revealed until the end and great performances of all stars of the film generated yet a pleasant and intense film experience, based on a renown book by Jussi Adler-Olsen (well, I have not read them, but I am not a person vigorously comparing related books and films, with a trivial conclusion that "the book was much better" :))

So, another good creation within Scandinavian Noir, and another reason and opportunity to acquaint yourself with Nikolaj Lie Kaas' talent.

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