FILM: Global Insight -- The Hunters (Sweden)

May 9, 2012 at 79 p.m.Calendar Icon

TimeMay 9, 2012 at 79 p.m.
LocationConfer 128

THE HUNTERS (J??garna) [Sweden, 1996] (introduced by Assistant Professor Helena Karlsson, Department of Scandinavian Studies)

A 1996 Swedish thriller directed by Kjell Sundvall A police officer from Stockholm moves back to his hometown in northern Sweden. He starts to work on a long-running case where reindeer have been poached and soon discovers that his brother is involved.

A rather brutal and tough film (including violence such as rape), the film has excellent acting and stunning cinematography. The movie was a tremendous success in Sweden and Scandinavia. It received two Guldbagge Awards for Best Direction (Kjell Sundvall) and Best Supporting Actor (Lennart J??hkel).

PostedApr 17, 2019