Nattevagten (Nightwatch)
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The debut feature from Danish director Ole Bornedal, Nattevagten is a psychological thriller starring Nikolaj Coster-Waldau. While a serial killer is on the loose, brutally murdering several prostitutes, college-student Martin (Coster-Waldau) takes a job as the night watchman at the local mortuary in order to pay his law-school tuition. As it turns out, the bodies of the victims are being stored at that very mortuary. When Martin takes a bet that involves tampering with the bodies, he suddenly finds himself a suspect in the case. Bordenal, who also wrote the script, later remade Nattevagten in… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A crackerjack little thriller from Holland, of all places."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"A lot of the shocks were new, the acting was above average, and director Ole Bornedal had me by the short hairs, both dreading and anticipating each new twist."
‑ Michael W. Phillips, Jr., Goatdog's Movies
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