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Queen of Hearts (2019)

Dronningen (original title)
NC-17 | | Drama | 19 November 2019 (USA)
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A successful lawyer jeopardizes her career and threatens to tear her family apart after engaging in an affair with her teenage stepson.

Director:

May el-Toukhy

Writers:

Maren Louise Käehne (screenplay), May el-Toukhy (screenplay)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Trine Dyrholm ... Anne
Gustav Lindh ... Gustav
Magnus Krepper ... Peter
Liv Esmår Dannemann Liv Esmår Dannemann ... Frida
Silja Esmår Dannemann Silja Esmår Dannemann ... Fanny
Stine Gyldenkerne Stine Gyldenkerne ... Lina
Preben Kristensen ... Erik
Frederikke Dahl Hansen Frederikke Dahl Hansen ... Ung kvinde
Ella Solgaard Ella Solgaard ... Sara
Carla Philip Røder ... Amanda (as Carla Valentina Philip Røder)
Peter Khouri Peter Khouri ... Janus
Mads Knarreborg ... Thomas
Marie Dalsgaard Marie Dalsgaard ... Ellen
Elias Budde Christensen Elias Budde Christensen ... Dreng i retten
Noel Bouhon Kiertzner Noel Bouhon Kiertzner ... Lucas
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Storyline

Anne, a successful lawyer, lives in a beautiful modernist home with her two daughters and physician husband, Peter. Yet when Gustav, Peter's troubled teenage son from another relationship, comes to live with them, she forms an intimate bond with him that jeopardizes her perfect life. And what initially seems like a liberating move for her soon turns into a disturbing story of power, betrayal, and responsibility with devastating consequences.

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

NC-17 | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Denmark's submission to the International Feature Film category of the 92nd Oscars. See more »

Goofs

The landscape doesn't look like Denmark at Christmas. See more »

Quotes

Peter: He hates me.
Anne: Of course he does, you're his dad.
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Simplicity
Music by Carsten Dahl © Edition Wilhelm Hansen
Performed by Carsten Dahl Trio
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Incredible performance and storyline
4 April 2019 | by arianaghafouriSee all my reviews

You immediately get sucked into their world, and feel a part of the family and situation. It's truly an experience in its own right to watch this movie, because you feel the feelings of the characters and at times feel equally confused and frustrated. It's an emotional rollercoaster that you feel apart of.


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Country:

Denmark | Sweden

Language:

Danish | Swedish | English

Release Date:

19 November 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Greater Copenhagen, Denmark

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Box Office

Budget:

DKK19,500,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$437,005
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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