"The Hunt" is a disturbing depiction of how a lie becomes the truth when gossip, doubt and malice are allowed to flourish and ignite a witch-hunt that soon threatens to destroy an innocent man’s life.
Mads Mikkelsen plays Lucas, a highly-regarded school teacher who has been forced to start over having overcome a tough divorce. Just as things are starting to go his way, his life is shattered. An untruthful remark throws the small community into a collective state of hysteria. The lie is spreading and Lucas is forced to fight a lonely fight for his life and dignity.
Mar 02, 2014
HitFix Reviews and Ratings
n/aThomas Vinterberg's new film 'The Hunt' is a troubling look at the way a false accusation can destroy a community featuring a tremendous performance by Mads Mikkelsen.