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Department Q: A Conspiracy of Faith (2016)

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Not Rated | | Drama, Thriller | 17 June 2016 (USA)
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Two intertwined cases linking the past with the present will require the aid of Department Q to catch an elusive serial killer, while time is running out.

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Hans Petter Moland
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nikolaj Lie Kaas ... Carl Mørck
Fares Fares ... Assad
Pål Sverre Hagen ... Johannes
Jacob Lohmann ... Elias (as Jakob Ulrik Lohmann)
Amanda Collin ... Rakel
Johanne Louise Schmidt Johanne Louise Schmidt ... Rose Knudsen
Jakob Oftebro ... Pasgård
Signe Anastassia Mannov ... Lisa
Søren Pilmark ... Marcus Jacobsen
Michael Brostrup Michael Brostrup ... Børge Bak
Morten Kirkskov ... Lars Bjørn
Olivia Terpet Gammelgaard Olivia Terpet Gammelgaard ... Magdalena
Jasper Møller Friis Jasper Møller Friis ... Samuel (as Jasper Friis Møller)
Louis Sylvester Larsen Louis Sylvester Larsen ... Trygve
Lotte Andersen ... Mia
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An old note is found in a bottle in Jutland which has traveled very long across the ocean a long time ago. The note is hard to decipher, but when the Danish investigator from Section Q receives it, the odd personalities within the section find a new angle on it and try to unveil yet another old and diabolic case even though the lead is cold. Written by Britt Engelhard Jadesø

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Drama | Thriller

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Official site [Japan]

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Denmark | Germany | Sweden | Norway

Language:

Danish | Norwegian

Release Date:

17 June 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Department Q: A Conspiracy of Faith See more »

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DKK 39,500,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Søren Pilmark (Marcus Jacobsen), Pål Sverre Hagen (Johannes) & Jakob Oftebro (Pasgård) also worked together on Kon-Tiki (2012) as Freuchen, Thor Heyerdahl & Torstein Raaby respectively. See more »

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When Elias and the policeman buy train tickets they are supposed to be in the Danish town Hadsten. But outside the train station is a German phone booth from Deutsche Telekom. Also German road posts are clearly visible during several road scenes. Film was shot in Schleswig Holstein (northern part of Germany) due to financial reasons. See more »

Quotes

Johannes: And now... I'll take away your faith.
Carl Mørck: You're wasting time. I don't believe in God. I don't believe in anything. Take me instead, Johannes, take me instead.
Johannes: You're rescuing people you've never met. Of course you have faith. I've never met anyone, who's had as much faith as you...
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Follows Department Q: The Keeper of Lost Causes (2013) See more »

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A good movie, a great trilogy!
25 June 2016 | by subxerogravitySee all my reviews

When I went to see the film The Keeper of Lost Causes, I loved the movie so much that when I discovered it was one in a trilogy called Department Q, I had to see the others. I saw the second of the movies, The Absent One and was as impressed with it as the first. Now I'm up to A Conspiracy of Faith and I'm Definitely impress with the trilogy as a whole, but must confess, this is the weakest out of them all.

In A Conspiracy of Faith, police detective Carl ls burnt out and needs some resurgence that his job is worth it as he works the cold case Department Q. This comes at a bad time when Department Q catches the case of a 3 year old murder, and discover the killer is not done killing.

The movie takes a certain turn away form the other two. The case is not as complex, it's more right in your face, which allows for more action. It's the type of format I would expect from the second movie not the third.

On it's own A Conspiracy of Faith is a suspenseful action thriller, that's straight up protagonist vs. antagonist with a lot of dark themes and concepts that make for a remarkable film.

As part of the Department Q trilogy, it's new take on the crime drama series makes it fall into the third movie cruse.


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