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A Second Chance (En chance til) (2015)

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Andreas and Simon are both police officers and best friends. They both lead very different lives. Andreas is in a loving marriage with his beautiful wife and their newborn. Simon is divorced and often spends his free nights getting drunk in seedy city bars. One morning they respond to a call from a neighbor to a violent domestic dispute. Arriving at the home of a couple of junkies, Andreas discovers a baby abandoned in a closet. A young father himself, the case becomes a traumatic experience and will have dramatic and unexpected repercussions in his private life.

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Critic Reviews for A Second Chance (En chance til)

All Critics (24) | Top Critics (3)

Unfortunately, the rest of the film, apart from the cast, has precious few redeeming features.

March 24, 2015 | Full Review…

There are some admirable, if hard-to-watch, moments here, but the film's thriller tendencies are as half-cocked as its compassion for the struggles of parenthood.

March 17, 2015 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Susanne Bier's latest is too obviously contrived to take its questions about what defines a deserving parent seriously.

September 24, 2014 | Full Review…

Bier paints an impeccably bleak picture of her homeland, while Coster-Waldau sells the plot's more implausible moments with a nuanced performance of desperate realism.

July 19, 2016 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Together, Bier and Jensen totally devastate us. This is what they do.

May 15, 2016 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

Despite the considerable contrivances involved in this saga, A Second Chance is, for much of its length, quite gripping, even though in the wash-up it's not convincing on any level.

October 26, 2015 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for A Second Chance (En chance til)

If they get a second chance, I hope that the pair of Bier & Jensen would offer something way better than this.

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