July 12, 2013 (Limited)
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...
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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 »