THE JUDGE

By Gert Fredholm 

FACTS

Title: THE JUDGE
Original title: DOMMEREN 
Director: Gert Fredholm 
Producers: Mikael Olsen 
Executive producers: Peter Ålbæk, Lene Børglum 
Film status: Internationally Premiered
Cast: Peter Gantzler, Micky Skeel Hansen, Nastja Arcel
Genre: Thriller
Duration: 88 min
Language: Danish
Country of origin: Denmark
Production Company: Zentropa Entertainments2
Scriptwriter: Mikael Olsen 
Cinematographer: Jørgen Johansson DFF 
Production year: 2005
Editor: Molly Marlene Steensgaard 
Local release: 04-11-2005

Jens Christian is a highly competent judge and newly appointed chairman of the Danish Refugee Board. He rules to deport poet and political activist Sergo Bliadze, a potential political refugee Hearing the verdict, Bliadze attempts suicide. Minister, media and colleagues come down hard on Jens Christian In the midst of his biggest professional crisis, Anders of fifteen, a son he's never admitted to having, turns up. His personal life is now in a state of chaos and Jens Christian puts up a fight in both worlds to make it all fit together.

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Festival overview

Viareggio Europa Cinema and TV Festival
Awards: Best Actor - Peter Ganzler
2006-04-20

Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage
2005-11-03