After a hearing, Lucas is released without charge, and he celebrates with Marcus and Bruun. Just as things are starting to go his way, his life is shattered when an untruthful remark throws his small community into a collective state of hysteria. As the lie spreads, Lucas is forced to fight a lonely fight for his life and dignity. One of Lucas' students is a 5-year-old girl named Klara, the daughter of his best friend, Theo. Theo believes her and realizing Lucas' innocence, later visits him with food and alcohol as a peace offering. It has an approval rating of 94% on based on 130 reviews, with an average rating of 7.
Despite the ruling, the community still believes Lucas is guilty, and the ostracism turns in to violence. Unfortunately for him, young Klara has a run-away imagination and concocts a lie about her teacher. Klara is asked about what occurred and gives unclear responses about Lucas, alternately denying and confirming the abuse. He is only spared serious injury by Theo, who intervenes and tells Marcus to leave. The film was selected as the Danish entry for the at the , making the final nomination.
It was nominated in the same category at the. Before Lucas is even able to understand the consequences, he has become the outcast of the town. Blinded by the setting sun, Lucas is unable to identify his attacker. The film was screened at the and competed at the where Mikkelsen won the for his role. A moment later the unknown shooter, real or metaphorical, flees in to the forest.
Marcus, who arrives to move in with Lucas, also becomes and is unable to buy food for his father at the local grocery. Lucas survives only with the financial support of his close friend Bruun, whose father is extremely wealthy, and a few friends who still believe him. Archived from on 11 July 2012. His relationship with Nadja is likewise ruined when she expresses uncertainty at his innocence, causing him to angrily throw her out of the house. The story is set in a small Danish village around Christmas, and follows a man who becomes the target of after being wrongly accused of sexually abusing a child in his kindergarten class. The Hunt is a 2012 released drama movie directed by Thomas Vinterberg and written by Tobias Lindholm while film features Mads Mikkelsen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Annika Wedderkopp in lead roles.
His friendship with Theo, who insists his daughter never lies, is destroyed. The hunt is on to prove his innocence before it's taken from him for good. Klara's later denials of any wrongdoing on Lucas' part are dismissed by Agnes as Klara repressing painful memories of the abuse. She has a on Lucas, who is kind to her while her parents argue and lets her walk his Spaniel dog, Fanny. Lucas is a Kindergarten teacher who takes great care of his students. That night, Klara, mistaking her father for Lucas, apologizes to him as she drifts off to sleep.
Lucas and Nadja rekindle their relationship, and Marcus is accepted into the local hunting society as an adult. Before Lucas is even able to understand the consequences, he has become the outcast of the town. Initial release: 25 October 2012 Netherlands Director: Thomas Vinterberg Nominations: Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film Awards: Bodil Award for Best Danish Film Languages: English, Danish, Polish. Nadja, an emigrant from Russia and his coworker at the preschool, makes advances on Lucas and eventually becomes his girlfriend. Divorced, he struggles to maintain a relationship with his teenage son, Marcus, who lives with his ex-wife, but the boy eventually decides to live with him. It also won the 2013. Lucas is arrested on suspicion of sexual assault.
Without his son as an in-between, Lucas is forced to go grocery shopping himself, and is viciously assaulted by the employees at the grocery store. On Christmas Eve, Lucas angrily confronts Theo during a public church service, telling him and the rest of the town to leave him alone. Due to awesome screen-play film scored 8. Drawing on a memory of a pornographic photo her older teenage brother and his friend showed her, she makes comments describing an erect penis that lead the preschool director to believe Lucas himself to her. This film was a big hit and received positive critical reviews as well. In front of the other half of Lucas' and Theo's group of friends, who have sided with Theo, Marcus accuses Klara of lying and spits at her, and is promptly attacked. Lucas' dog is killed, and a large stone is thrown through his kitchen window.
One day Klara puts a heart-shaped ornament into his coat pocket, then gives him a kiss on the lips. After Lucas admonishes her, Klara's feelings are hurt. She insists that she didn't want things to turn out this way and that Lucas did nothing wrong. His life gradually shows signs of improvement as he discovers love and gets uplifting news from his child, yet his new fortunes is going to be mercilessly broken by a blameless little lie. It received co-production support from Sweden's and Zentropa International Sweden. The hunt is on to prove his innocence before it's taken from him for good.