This is a movie about justice. A real movie about justice. Not a cop gets criminal movie, but a movie about fear, judgement, vindication and morality.
Thomas Vinterberg's direction is stunning. Much is explored of what goes on in a child's mind, and how they behave and are affected by parental neglect.
I wouldn't describe this is a character study, but it does delve in deep into people's psyches, especially into Mads Mikkelsen, who delivers a performance so powerful on the outside, it makes me want to know what the character of Lucas feels on the inside and it is definitely worthy of its praise.
The whole premise just breaks my heart. He is easily on the level of likability as Andy Dufresne. He is a joyful person accused of something he did not do, and the movie is an undoubtable j...