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The Guilty (2018)

Den skyldige (original title)
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A police officer assigned alarm dispatch duty enters a race against time when he answers an emergency call from a kidnapped woman.

Director:

Gustav Möller

Writers:

Gustav Möller (screenplay), Emil Nygaard Albertsen (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jakob Cedergren ... Asger Holm
Jessica Dinnage ... Iben (voice)
Omar Shargawi Omar Shargawi ... Rashid (voice)
Johan Olsen Johan Olsen ... Michael (voice)
Jacob Lohmann ... Bo (voice) (as Jacob Hauberg Lohmann)
Katinka Evers-Jahnsen Katinka Evers-Jahnsen ... Mathilde (voice)
Jeanette Lindbæk Jeanette Lindbæk ... Vagtleder Nordsjælland (voice)
Simon Bennebjerg Simon Bennebjerg ... Junkie (voice)
Laura Bro ... Journalist (voice)
Morten Suurballe ... Mand på Skælbækgade (voice)
Guuled Abdi Youssef Guuled Abdi Youssef ... Mand ved natklub (voice)
Caroline Løppke Caroline Løppke ... Fuld kvinde (voice)
Peter Christoffersen ... Politiassistent i hus (voice)
Nicolai Wendelboe Nicolai Wendelboe ... Politiassistent i bil (voice)
Morten Thunbo ... Alarmoperatør #1
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Storyline

Alarm dispatcher Asger Holm answers an emergency call from a kidnapped woman. When the call is suddenly disconnected, the search for the woman and her kidnapper begins. With the phone as his only tool, Asger enters a race against time to save the endangered woman. But soon he realizes that he is dealing with a crime that is far bigger than he first thought.

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Le polar danois qui emballe la presse et le public. See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The genesis of the film was a YouTube clip of a kidnapped woman calling an emergency dispatcher while her kidnapper sat nearby. Möller was struck by how much an audio clip could convey on its own with no visual accompaniment. See more »

Goofs

When Asger is having a phone conversation (1:11:30) his forefinger is on the cell phone but in the next scene the forefinger is on his cheek. See more »

Connections

Remade as The Guilty (2021) See more »

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Untitled
Composed by Lasse Martinussen
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Forgot to drink my beer
11 September 2018 | by martijn-van-welie2See all my reviews

I watched this in theatre, and when it finished I found out that I didn't finish my overpriced beer. Haven't been this engaged in a movie in a while 10/10!


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Country:

Denmark

Language:

Danish

Release Date:

19 October 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Guilty See more »

Filming Locations:

Copenhagen, Denmark See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$60,050, 21 October 2018

Gross USA:

$207,140

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,598,051
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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