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The Hunt ()

Jagten (original title)
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A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son's custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son, but his new luck is about to... See more »

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Lucas
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Theo
Annika Wedderkopp ...
Klara
Lasse Fogelstrøm ...
Marcus
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Grethe
Anne Louise Hassing ...
Agnes
Lars Ranthe ...
Bruun
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Nadja
Sebastian Bull Sarning ...
Torsten
Steen Ordell Guldbrand Jensen ...
Lars T
Daniel Engstrup ...
Johan
Troels Thorsen ...
Bent
Søren Rønholt ...
Big Carsten
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Tiny
Jytte Kvinesdal ...
Inger
Josefine Gråbøl ...
Kindergarden Teacher
Bjarne Henriksen ...
Ole
Nicolai Dahl Hamilton ...
Owner of convenient store
Øyvind Hagen-Traberg ...
Butcher
Allan Wibor Christensen ...
Butcher's assistant (as Allan Wibor 'Killer' Christensen)
Rikke Bergmann ...
Cashier at the convenient store
Rasmus Lind Rubin ...
Pede
Frank Rubæk ...
Elias
Jacob Højlev Jørgensen ...
Erik
Nina Christrup ...
Bruun's 1. sister
Birgit Petersen ...
Bruun's 2. sister
Karina Fogh Holmkjær ...
Ulla
Heidi Gross ...
Wife of Big Carsten
Marie Aktor ...
Wife of Tiny
Mona C. Soliman ...
Wife of Bent (as Mona Soliman)
Mie Ravn Nielsen ...
Wife of Lars T
Kim Westi ...
Police officer 1
Thomas Ravn ...
Police officer 2
Katrine Brygmann ...
Kirsten
Rosa ...
Fanny the dog
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Forælder (uncredited)
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Godsejer / Advokat (uncredited)
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Himself (uncredited)

Directed by

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Thomas Vinterberg

Written by

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Tobias Lindholm ... (screenplay) and
Thomas Vinterberg ... (screenplay)

Produced by

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Jessica Ask ... co-producer
Karen Bentzon ... line producer
Madeleine Ekman ... co-producer
Mette Høst Hansen ... post-production producer
Sisse Graum Jørgensen ... producer
Morten Kaufmann ... producer
Elin Lennartsson ... line producer: Sweden
Charlotte Pedersen ... co-producer
Martin Persson ... co-producer
Thomas Vinterberg ... producer

Music by

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Nikolaj Egelund

Cinematography by

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Charlotte Bruus Christensen

Film Editing by

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Janus Billeskov Jansen
Anne Østerud

Editorial Department

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Jesper Bækdal ... avid assistant
Gregers Dohn ... trailer editor
Tanya Fallenius ... additional editor / assistant editor
Lárus Ren Gudbjörnsson ... on-line editor
Rasmus Lange ... graphics
Thomas Therchilsen ... digital colorist
Lars Therkelsen ... additional editor / assistant editor

Production Design by

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Torben Stig Nielsen

Set Decoration by

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Rasmus Balslev-Olesen

Costume Design by

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Manon Rasmussen

Makeup Department

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Deirdre Fitzgerald ... assistant makeup artist
Bettina Lervig ... hair stylist
Bjørg Serup ... makeup & hair designer

Production Management

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Henrik Berthelsen ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Peter Hingebjerg ... first assistant director
Mette Kjærgaard ... second assistant director

Art Department

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Sidse Færk ... propman
Søren Jochumsen ... construction coordinator
Karsten Noel Poulsen ... property master

Sound Department

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Kristian Eidnes Andersen ... sound designer (as Kristian Selin Eidnes Andersen) / supervising sound editor
Henric Andersson ... sound recordist
Katharina Bormann ... post sound facility coordinator
Kévin Feildel ... french dubbing editor
Torben Greve ... foley artist
Anne Jensen ... foley recordist
Morten Bak Jensen ... boom operator
Per Dybdal Jensen ... post sound assistant
Thomas Jæger ... sound editor
Christian Lund ... sound master (as Christian Howard Lund)
Lars Lund ... boom operator
Kristoffer Salting ... sound assistant

Special Effects by

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Mark Hedegaard ... sfx technician
Carl Oscar Høimark ... key sfx assistant (as Carl-Oscar Højmark)
Hummer Højmark ... sfx coordinator (as Hummer Høimark)

Visual Effects by

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Ian Bach ... compositing
Michael Holm ... visual effects
Lars Werner Nielsen Lalo ... supervisor: vfx
Martin Madsen ... visual effects supervisor
Dann Damgaard Sandgreen ... digital compositor
Jacob Thorndahl ... visual effects assistant

Stunts

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Dennis Albrethsen ... stunt coordinator (as Dennis Albrechtsen)
Allan Wibor Christensen ... stunts
Johanne Bønneland Hingebjerg ... stunts
Anders Nylander Thomsen ... stunts (as Anders Thomsen)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Per Arnesen ... still photographer
Mikkel T. Bentzen ... lighting technician
Søren Berthelin ... focus puller
Kasper Loft Bylov ... b focus puller
Andy Cole ... gaffer
Jonathan Reim Eskildsen ... electrician
Jonathan Go-Matsushima ... lighting technician
Thomas Holm Deleurang ... focus puller
Mette Hougaard Kristensen ... electrician
Andreas Krohn ... focus puller
Kasper Kruuse-Jensen ... electrician
Josef Lopez ... lighting technician
Tony Lorentzen ... digital imaging technician
David Medina ... electrician
John Frimann Rasmussen ... focus puller
Gabriel Stefan ... electrician
Simon Sumborg ... video assistant
Peter Junker Sørensen ... electrician (as Peter Juncker Sørensen)
Laust Trier-Mørk ... photographer: second unit
Jesper Tøffner ... cinematographer: second unit
Michael Tøt ... key grip

Casting Department

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Tanja Grunwald ... casting
Anita Juel Lystbæk ... extras casting
Jens Næsland ... extras casting
Jette Termann ... casting
Sara Törnkvist ... casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Andrea Nordahl Axelsen ... costume trainee
Stine Gudmundsen-Holmgreen ... key costumer
Stine Terp ... costume assistant

Location Management

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Christoffer Harding ... location scout
Jacob-Ole Remming ... location manager

Music Department

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Morten Groth Brandt ... mixed by / music scoring mixer
The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra ... orchestra
Nikolaj Egelund ... mixed by
Richard Hein ... conductor
Jan Holzner ... orchestra recording engineer
Johan Krarup ... musician: cello
Jørgen Lauritsen ... mixed by / orchestrator
Mikkel Maltha ... music supervisor
Jens Runge ... musician: guitar
Kasper Søderlund ... guitar
Hans Ulrik ... flute

Other crew

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Annika Appelin ... script supervisor
Camilla Brem ... script research
Cole Dabney ... social media & marketing
Kasper Dissing ... producers asssistant
Sidsel Hybschmann ... associate producer
Peter Janum ... set runner
Tobias Christian Jensen ... social media (as Tobias Jensen)
Carina Svendsgaard Jeppesen ... runner (as Carina Jeppesen)
Simon Lytting ... technical supervisor
Line Plougsbæk ... producers asssistant
Janus Schumacher ... producers asssistant
Clara Thyssen ... assistant to producer
Niclas Caroc Warner ... producers asssistant
Maria Stevnbak Westergren ... production coordinator (as Maria Andersen)
Vinca Wiedemann ... story supervisor
Nicolas Wollesen ... runner
Phill Zagajewski ... stage manager

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Lucas is a Kindergarten teacher who takes great care of his students. Unfortunately for him, young Klara has a run-away imagination and concocts a lie about her teacher. Before Lucas is even able to understand the consequences, he has become the outcast of the town. The hunt is on to prove his innocence before it's taken from him for good. Written by napierslogs

Plot Keywords
Taglines The lie is spreading. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Jakten (Sweden)
  • The Hunt (United States, English title)
  • The Hunt (United Kingdom, English title)
  • The Hunt (World-wide, English title)
  • La chasse (France)
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Runtime
  • 115 min
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Budget $3,800,000 (estimated)
Cumulative Worldwide Gross $18,309,793

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Trivia Denmark's official submission to the Foreign Language Film category of the 2014 Academy Awards. See more »
Goofs After Theo is hit by Lucas in the church he has a black eye. The same night he visits his daughter Klara in her bedroom his eye is normal again. Later Theo visits Lucas and his injury is visible again. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Cannes Film Festival 2012 (2012). See more »
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Quotes Theo: The world is full of evil but if we hold on to each other, it goes away.
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