Denmark, Norway, Sweden, UK


Fifty-two-year-old Carsten (Jesper Christensen) is a popular, much-respected high school teacher. He is married to Nina (Pernille August); they have a son, Tobias. Carsten is having an affair with a former student, Pil (Beate Bille), who is an extreme left wing activist. One night Pil is part of a raid that goes wrong and a policeman is killed. Pil and two other activists are arrested. Carsten's affair is revealed and he leaves his stunned wife, Nina, to devote all his resources to supporting Pil. But a policeman is dead, two families are destroyed and guilt begins to grow slowly but surely...

Cast & Crew

Directed by: Per Fly

Written by: Per Fly, Kim Leona, Dorte Hogh, Mogens Rukov

Cinematography: Harald Gunnar Paalgard

Cast: Jesper Christensen (Carsten), Beate Bille (Liv), Charlotte Fich (Lisbeth), Michael Moritzen (Poul)

Nominations and Awards

  • European Actor 2006
  • Feature Film Selection 2006