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The Hunt
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The Hunt (2013)

Foreign Drama
115 min.
Release Date
July 12, 2013 (Limited)
DVD Release Date
December 10, 2013 (Buy on Amazon)
Running Time
115 minutes
MPAA Rating
Rated R for sexual content including a graphic image, violence and language

"The Hunt" is a disturbing depiction of how a lie becomes the truth when gossip, doubt and malice are allowed to flourish and ignite a witch-hunt that soon threatens to destroy an innocent man’s life.

Mads Mikkelsen plays Lucas, a former school teacher who has been forced to start over having overcome a tough divorce and the loss of his job. Just as things are starting to go his way, his life is shattered. An... Full synopsis »

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One of the best entries of 2013, The Hunt is a powerful drama that expertly captures how a tiny lie can quickly ruin a life.  Mads Mikkelsen stars as Lucas, a teacher working in a small Danish town.  Despite being loved by his students, Lucas is quickly forced out of the school following an accusation of a sexual nature.  He must watch his life crumble around him as the town's hysteria created by the accusation grows.  Without even allowing Lucas a moment to defend himself, he is condemned by everyone including his closest friends. Full movie review »
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