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The Judge (2005)

Dommeren (original title)
Judge Jens Christian makes a ruling to deport a political activist and potential political refugee. When the activist attempts suicide it sparks off Jens' biggest professional crisis, but his personal life is also in chaos.

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Gert Fredholm

Writer:

Mikael Olsen
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Gantzler ... Jens Christian
Micky Skeel Hansen Micky Skeel Hansen ... Anders
Benjamin Boe Rasmussen Benjamin Boe Rasmussen ... Niels
Nastja Arcel Nastja Arcel ... Margrethe
Heidi Holm Katzenelson Heidi Holm Katzenelson ... Lise
Lars Lunøe Lars Lunøe ... Faren
Jesper Lohmann ... Carsten
Jens Bo Jørgensen Jens Bo Jørgensen ... Kim Friberg
Peter Schrøder Peter Schrøder ... Erik
Sarah Boberg ... Minister
Henning Olesen Henning Olesen ... Klaus
Birgitte von Halling-Koch Birgitte von Halling-Koch ... Sekretariatschef
Maria Stokholm Maria Stokholm ... Sekretæren
Adrian Arsinevici Adrian Arsinevici ... Sergo Bliadze
Nana Ramochi Nana Ramochi ... Tolk
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Judge Jens Christian makes a ruling to deport a political activist and potential political refugee. When the activist attempts suicide it sparks off Jens' biggest professional crisis, but his personal life is also in chaos.

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Country:

Denmark | UK

Language:

Danish

Release Date:

4 November 2005 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Der Richter See more »

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Referenced in Smagsdommerne: Episode #2.12 (2005) See more »

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A strong and powerful story about being a man
16 October 2005 | by Allan-All-InSee all my reviews

I had the pleasure of seeing this movie with the director so I will explain it in his words: The movie is about a Judge who handles illegal and legal immigrants in Denmark, in a specific case he denies access to a supposedly terrorist. The terrorist attempts to commit suicide and the press blames the Judge. On top of all that his son who he hasn't seen for 15 years tries to contacts him, and the movie gives a strong and powerful perspective of a man who thought he had everything under control and realizes that in order to sort out his job and his personal life he has to force himself to open up to his family, the court and the public.


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