Archive for August, 2010

In a Better World

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

All Genres:
Drama, Thriller

Release Year: 2010

Country: Denmark | Sweden

Runtime: 119 min

Languages: Danish | Swedish (some dialogue) | English (some dialogue) | Arabic (some dialogue)

Director: Susanne Bier

Tagline:

 

Writers: Anders Thomas Jensen (screenplay), Susanne Bier (story)

 

Cast: Mikael Persbrandt … Anton
Wil Johnson … Najeeb (as Will Johnson)
Eddy Kimani … Patient (as Eddie Kimani)
Emily Mulaya … Sygeplejerske
Gabriel Muli … Læge
June Waweru … Sygeplejerske
Mary Ndoku Mbai … Patient (as Mary Nduku Mbai)
Dynah Bereket … Gammel dame
William Jøhnk Nielsen … Christian (as William Jøhnk Juel Nielsen)
Ulrich Thomsen … Claus
Elsebeth Steentoft … Signe
Satu Helena Mikkelinen … Hanna
Camilla Gottlieb … Eva
Simon Maagaard Holm … Sofus
Emil Nicolai Helms … Sofus' skolekammerat

 

Plot: Anton is a doctor who commutes between his home in an idyllic town in Denmark, and his work at an African refugee camp. In these two very different worlds, he and his family are faced with conflicts that lead them to difficult choices between revenge and forgiveness. Anton and his wife Marianne, who have two young sons, are separated and struggling with the possibility of divorce. Their older, ten-year-old son Elias is being bullied at school, until he is defended by Christian, a new boy who has just moved from London with his father, Claus. Christian's mother recently lost her battle with cancer, and Christian is greatly troubled by her death. Elias and Christian quickly form a strong bond, but when Christian involves Elias in a dangerous act of revenge with potentially tragic consequences, their friendship is tested and lives are put in danger. Ultimately, it is their parents who are left to help them come to terms with the complexity of human emotions, pain and empathy. Written by Sisse Graum Jørgensen, Producer   Add Synopsis Plot Keywords: Danish  Boy  Friendship  Refugee Camp  Death   See »

I Saw the Devil

Thursday, August 12th, 2010

All Genres:
Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller

Release Year: 2010

Country: South Korea

Runtime: 141 min

Languages: Korean

Director: Jee-woon Kim

Tagline: Evil lives inside.

 

Cast: Byung-hun Lee … Kim Soo-hyeon
Min-sik Choi … Kyung-chul
Gook-hwan Jeon … Squad Chief Jang
Ho-jin Cheon … Section Chief Oh (as Ho-jin Jeon)
San-ha Oh … Joo-yeon
Yoon-seo Kim … Se-yeon

 

Plot: Kyung-chul (Choi Min-sik) is a dangerous psychopath who kills for pleasure. He has committed infernal serial murders in diabolic ways that one cannot even imagine and his victims range from young women to even children. The police have chased him for a long time, but were unable to catch him. One day, Joo-yeon, daughter of a retired police chief becomes his prey and is found dead in a horrific state. Her fiance Soo-hyun (Lee Byung-hun), a top secret agent, decides to track down the murderer himself. He promises himself that he will do everything in his power to take bloody vengeance against the killer, even if it means that he must become a monster himself to get this monstrous and inhumane killer. Written by jck movies   Add Synopsis Plot Keywords: Police  Secret Agent  Murder  Psychopath  Vengeance   See »

Tomorrow, When the War Began

Sunday, August 8th, 2010

All Genres:
Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War

Release Year: 2010

Country: Australia

Runtime: 103 min

Languages: English

Director: Stuart Beattie

Tagline: Where Were You When Everything Changed?

 

Writers: John Marsden (novel), Stuart Beattie

 

Cast: Caitlin Stasey … Ellie Linton
Rachel Hurd-Wood … Corrie Mackenzie
Lincoln Lewis … Kevin Holmes
Deniz Akdeniz … Homer Yannos
Phoebe Tonkin … Fiona Maxwell
Chris Pang … Lee Takkam
Ashleigh Cummings … Robyn Mathers
Andrew Ryan … Chris Lang (as Andy Ryan)
Colin Friels … Dr. Clements
Don Halbert … Mr. Linton
Olivia Pigeot … Mrs. Linton
Stephen Bourke … Police Officer
Kelly Butler … Mrs. Maxwell
Julia Yon … Mrs. Takkam
Dane Carson … Mr. Mathers

 

Plot: Seven Australian teenage friends from a small town go on a camping trip to be with nature. During their trip, they see military aircraft fly overhead. What they didn't know was their country was being invaded by another country. Returning home, they discover that they are at war. With no training, they band together to fight the enemy. Written by Douglas Young (the-movie-guy)   Plot Keywords: Military  Small Town  Camping  Teenager  Death Of Family   See »