Nordvest (Northwest)


Nordvest (Northwest)

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Total Count: 10


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A Copenhagen burglar contends with a ruthless band of gangsters who have seized control of his neighborhood.


Critic Reviews for Nordvest (Northwest)

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (3) | Fresh (9) | Rotten (1)

  • The latest item carried over on the Scandi crime wave forsakes chunky-knit sweaters for a notional harder edge, offering a naturalistic study of a teenage cat burglar caught between rival factions on the Copenhagen periphery.

    Jul 24, 2014 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

    Mike McCahill

    Top Critic
  • Underwritten social drama but still a solid genre offering.

    Jul 24, 2014 | Rating: 3/5
  • Unflashy and doc-like, this is the opposite of Nordic noirs like 'The Killing'.

    Jul 23, 2014 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

    Cath Clarke

    Time Out
    Top Critic
  • While the story itself may lack originality, the miserablist milieu is affectingly real.

    Jul 26, 2014 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • Intense newcomer Gustave Dyekjaer Giese manages to retain our sympathy even as Casper's story runs along predictable lines in this flinty thriller.

    Jul 24, 2014 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • Noer, whose gritty drama R won such raves in 2010, returns with another corrosive look at the criminal underbelly of his native land.

    Jul 24, 2014 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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