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Underverden (2017)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Drama | 19 January 2017 (Denmark)
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A successful doctor who loses his little brother in a gang-related assault gives up his privileged life to become a masked warrior and avenge his brother's death.

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Fenar Ahmad

Writers:

Fenar Ahmad (screenplay), Adam August (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dar Salim ... Zaid
Stine Fischer Christensen ... Stine
Ali Sivandi ... Semion
Dulfi Al-Jabouri Dulfi Al-Jabouri ... Alex
Jacob Lohmann ... Torben (as Jakob Ulrik Lohmann)
Roland Møller ... Claus
B. Branco B. Branco ... Branco
Anis Alobaidi Anis Alobaidi ... Yasin
Brian Siva Brian Siva ... Hassan
Hamza Al-Jabouri Hamza Al-Jabouri ... Zaids far
Amany Turk Amany Turk ... Zaids mor
Marianne Mortensen Marianne Mortensen ... Helle
Joen Højerslev Joen Højerslev ... Anton
Christopher Læssø Christopher Læssø
Dya Josefine Hauch Dya Josefine Hauch ... Gudrun
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Zaid is a successful heart surgeon with an expensive apartment and pregnant girlfriend. One night he gets a visit from his brother Yasin, who is desperate for money, but he refuses. Soon after, Yasin is found beaten to death and Zaid is overcome with guilt. As guilt gives way to anger, Zaid becomes a masked avenger and takes on Copenhagen's criminal underworld in his quest for justice. Written by AnonymousB

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Denmark

Language:

Danish | Arabic

Release Date:

19 January 2017 (Denmark) See more »

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Darkland See more »

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Dolby Atmos

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2.35 : 1
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In preparation for his role as Zaid, Dar Salim followed real heart surgeons in their daily routines. He even watched some real life open heart surgery for the research of his role. See more »

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The most impressive danish thriller since Pusher
20 January 2017 | by justanamebrSee all my reviews

Not only did it outclass the best danish movies in it's genre, it outclassed the production value and genius script writing of any other danish film I've seen for a very, very long time. This is a masterpiece, and you NEED to watch this movie. The great thing about this movie is it's not just some stupid action thriller with a weak plot and tons of violence, it's a very clever, dark thriller that touches upon very heavy subjects. We follow Zaid as his agenda switches from justice to revenge. It becomes almost perverse as he unleashes his inner hatred, and throws away everything that matters in order to get his revenge. I'm incredibly impressed with the cinematography, the acting, the plot and the surprising amount of symbolism and underlying thought processes that went into this movie. Even the music is amazing. I appreciate the great efforts from the producers, and i really wish they make more incredible movies. The danish film industry needs more masterpieces like this one.


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