This picture reveals Denmark at the second half of the 19th century in the way the literature of that period (the so called critical realism) does. Aristocratic family bears the brunt of ...
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At their 25th high-school anniversary some bourgeois citizens remember their time in school as a happy one. In reality it was quite the contrary. The school was a madhouse in which the ... See full summary »
Tomas Villum Jensen,
Henriette is a fiercely independent nurse with the knack of solving all her friends problems, without being able to cope with her own. Lonely and single, she conceals a soft centre beneath ... See full summary »
Peter Hesse Overgaard
Released from a mental institution, a cop returns to work where he's stored away in the fraud department. However, with the help of a tabloid reporter, he investigates an old horse race fraud case and people start dying around him.
A stranger comes to town. The enigmatic protagonist, Seth, gets off the bus one hot summer day at the end of August and takes rooms at the local inn. This sets off a long chain of reactions... See full summary »
This picture reveals Denmark at the second half of the 19th century in the way the literature of that period (the so called critical realism) does. Aristocratic family bears the brunt of the tyranny of its head, Nils Uldahl-Ege. Once madly in love with his wife he betrays her giving way to his primitive lust. From that moment on, life of the whole family increasingly becomes intolerable due to Niles's numerous adulteries and outbursts of sudden anger. One of the daughters, Clara writes a secret diary devoted to her unshared love, her cousin Isidor, where she reflects upon her life, her girlish desires and sufferings.Written by