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What No One Knows (2008)

Det som ingen ved (original title)
Thomas' sister is a journalist and wants to talk to him but "drowns" just before. In her apartment he finds papers about biochemical weapons and the Danish intelligence agency their dead dad was in. Thomas investigates.

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Rasmus Heisterberg (screenplay), Søren Kragh-Jacobsen (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Anders W. Berthelsen Anders W. Berthelsen ... Thomas Deleuran
Maria Bonnevie ... Ursula
Ghita Nørby Ghita Nørby ... Ingrid Deleuran
Henning Jensen ... Lange-Erichsen
Lars Mikkelsen ... Marc Deleuran
Marie Louise Wille Marie Louise Wille ... Marianne
Sarah Juel Werner ... Bea
Sonja Richter ... Charlotte
Jonas Schmidt Jonas Schmidt ... Claus Jensen
Sarah Boberg ... Amalie
Claus Gerving Claus Gerving ... Tyrfing Agent
Torben Jensen Torben Jensen ... Tyrfing Agent (voice)
Kim Sønderholm ... Tyrfing Agent
Katherine Høj Andersen Katherine Høj Andersen ... Amalie
Karl Bille Karl Bille ... Lastvognchauffør
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Storyline

In this political thriller, a young woman is found drowned on a winter night by the sea. The dead woman's brother, Thomas, discovers that her death is connected to their father, now deceased, and his work in military intelligence. As Thomas digs deeper into the case his family is brought into sudden danger. Written by Søren Kragh-Jacobsen

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Hvem kan du egentlig stole på? (Who can you truly trust?)

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Drama | Thriller

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Official Sites:

Official site [Denmark]

Country:

Denmark | Sweden

Language:

Danish | Swedish

Release Date:

13 June 2008 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Det som ingen vet See more »

Filming Locations:

Copenhagen, Denmark See more »

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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

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2.35 : 1
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Goofs

Thomas Deleuran escapes without his ex-wife's car, that has flat tires. We see him walk to his mother's house to be reunited with his daughter. After a fight with the bad guys in his mother's house, he drives his daughter back to her mother in his ex-wife's car without any problems. See more »

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Being up against Big Brother
5 April 2014 | by OJTSee all my reviews

Amor patriae nostra lex - The love for our country is our law. This quote tells what it's all about, though telling more will reveal too much before you enjoy the film.

A Danish/Swedish thriller directed by Danish films grand auteur Søren Kragh-Jacobsen, with Anders W. Berthlsen in the main role. we also meet other great actors. Ghita Nørby as his mother and the Norwegians Maria Bonnevie, Baard Owe, and Danish Lars Mikkelsen and Sonja Richter in supporting roles. They all do a terrific job, under the skilled hands of Kragh-Jacobsen. Script written by Rasmus Heisterberg and the director.

It's a political thriller with a tension that is great. It's up-building is conventional, but effective. I would say spot on, since it's still a mystery that is being solved here, a more difficult storytelling would also make it more difficult to follow.

The start of the film takes us to a tragic holiday house fire in 1988, where Thomas loses his girlfriend. We also understand that the sister was involved in getting hold of secret documents which could compromise something important. Then the film jumps to 2008, which is "today" in the film. Today Thomas works a children's entertainer, much to his daughter's disapproval. Then the story immediately picks up.

Taught, tense, exciting, well made thriller, which could have had a way better ending. Flawless photographing and nice camera work, still makes this well worth a watch.


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