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The Hunt

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Thomas Vinterberg, Denmark, 2013

111 min.DK/Feature

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Every Picture Has to Tell the Story

28. feb 2014 | THE OSCARS. Cinematographer Charlotte Bruus Christensen has teamed up with Thomas Vinterberg on his last three films, including the Oscar-nominated "The Hunt." Here she talks about converting words into images

The Hunt wins four Bodils

03. feb 2014 | BODIL AWARDS. Thomas Vinterberg's "The Hunt" won the top honour of Best Film and "Nymphomaniac"'s Charlotte Gainsbourg was named Best Actress at the Danish film critics' Bodil Awards on Saturday.

Trier and Vinterberg lead Bodil nominations

06. jan 2014 | BODIL AWARDS. Lars von Trier's "Nymphomaniac" and Denmark's choice for the Oscars, Thomas Vinterberg's "The Hunt", lead nominations for the Danish film critics' Bodil Awards. Gala night is on 1 February.

The Hunt on Oscar shortlist

20. dec 2013 | OSCARS 2014. Thomas Vinterberg's "The Hunt" is one of nine films to enter the race for an Oscar nomination. The five finalist to contend for a Foreign Language Oscar will be announced on 16 January.

Golden Globe nomination to The Hunt

12. dec 2013 | NOMINATION. "The Hunt", Denmark's official Oscar entry, is nominated for a Golden Globe, as announced today at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's live event in Los Angeles.

Nordic Council Film Prize to The Hunt

31. oct 2013 | AWARD. "Vinterberg's film explores how the individual can be persecuted even in a well-meaning and well-functioning society". Danish Oscar candidate "The Hunt" wins the prestigious accolade of best Nordic

The Hunt is Danish Oscar entry

26. sep 2013 | OSCAR 2014. Thomas Vinterberg's Cannes winner "The Hunt" starring Mads Mikkelsen is Denmark's candidate to run in the nomination race for the Best Foreign Language Oscar.

The Hunt to compete for Nordic award

03. sep 2013 | NOMINATION. Thomas Vinterberg's "The Hunt" is one of five films nominated for the Nordic Council Film Prize 2013. The winner will be announced on 30 October.

Three films on Oscar shortlist

15. aug 2013 | OSCAR 2014. "The Hunt", "The Act of Killing" and "Northwest" are shortlisted for the title as Denmark's Foreign Language film. The final candidate is expected to be announced on 26 September.

Indie picks for the summer

05. jul 2013 | US RELEASES. Judging by the latest UK ratings, Joshua Oppenheimer's "The Act of Killing" still leaves no critic unaffected. To be released in the US on 19 July, the film is one of four Danish-produced titles on

Now It's Payback Time ...

28. jun 2013 | FUNDING. Last year, four European films were so financially successful that they were able to reimburse their support from the Council of Europe's funding programme Eurimages. All of the four films were

The Hunt wins EFA for European Screenwriter

02. dec 2012 | EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS. Tobias Lindholm and Thomas Vinterberg won the award for European Screenwriter for "The Hunt" at the 2012 European Film Awards on Saturday in Malta.

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