Nordvest (Northwest)
Nordvest (Northwest) (2014)

A Copenhagen burglar contends with a ruthless band of gangsters who have seized control of his neighborhood.

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Cath Clarke
Time Out

Unflashy and doc-like, this is the opposite of Nordic noirs like 'The Killing'.

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Mike McCahill
Guardian

The latest item carried over on the Scandi crime wave forsakes chunky-knit sweaters for a notional harder edge, offering a naturalistic study of a teenage cat burglar caught between rival factions on the Copenhagen periphery.

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Anton Bitel
Film4

Noer's tale of two brothers comes with a strong sense of crime's place.

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Mark Kermode
Observer [UK]

While the story itself may lack originality, the miserablist milieu is affectingly real.

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Ian Freer
Empire Magazine

Noer, whose gritty drama R won such raves in 2010, returns with another corrosive look at the criminal underbelly of his native land.

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Siobhan Synnot
Scotsman

The spiral into violence is not unexpected, but the details are so confidently handled that it's still a gripping watch.

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Allan Hunter
Daily Express

Intense newcomer Gustave Dyekjaer Giese manages to retain our sympathy even as Casper's story runs along predictable lines in this flinty thriller.

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Sophie Monks Kaufman
Little White Lies

Underwritten social drama but still a solid genre offering.

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James Mottram
Total Film

Noer draws energetic turns from these non-pros, while demonstrating a real grasp of the grimy milieu. Just a pity the plot is so by-the-numbers.

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