Deliver Us From Evil (Fri os fra det onde)
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Deliver Us From Evil (Fri os fra det onde)
With this tense, visceral thriller, Danish director Ole Bornedal meditates on the fury and violence that can so easily manifest themselves as the product of extreme small town xenophobia. Lasse Rimmer stars as Johannes, a husband and father who leaves the familiar city with his wife Pernille and their two children in tow, and relocates to the country town where he grew up years prior. Shortly after the family arrives, Johannes's alcoholic brother Lars accidentally runs over Anna (Lone Lindorff), a local girl - then evilly plants false evidence indicating that a local immigrant, Alain… More

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"The action takes a dark turn at the town festival that evening, and soon Johannes's home is surrounded -- and the movie revs up."
‑ Jennie Punter, Globe and Mail
"Deliver Us From Evil makes no excuses for the actions of its antagonists, but it's still interested in exploring the motivations of all involved."
‑ Rob Hunter, Film School Rejects
"Certainly worth a view, but not the breakout Danish film that I've come to expect year after year."
‑ Jason Gorber, Filmfest
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