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A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son’s custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son, but his new luck is about to be brutally shattered by an innocent little lie.

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Directed by

Thomas Vinterberg

Written by

Thomas Vinterberg (Screenplay)
Tobias Lindholm (Screenplay)

Runtime

115 minutes

Country

Denmark, Sweden

Language

Danish

Tagline

The lie is spreading.

Cast

Keywords

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Lists

#102 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

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Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Language Film of the Year