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Nordvest (Northwest) Reviews

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July 26, 2014
While the story itself may lack originality, the miserablist milieu is affectingly real.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
July 24, 2014
Intense newcomer Gustave Dyekjaer Giese manages to retain our sympathy even as Casper's story runs along predictable lines in this flinty thriller.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
July 24, 2014
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.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
July 24, 2014
Noer, whose gritty drama R won such raves in 2010, returns with another corrosive look at the criminal underbelly of his native land.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 24, 2014
Underwritten social drama but still a solid genre offering.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
July 23, 2014
Noer's tale of two brothers comes with a strong sense of crime's place.
July 23, 2014
Unflashy and doc-like, this is the opposite of Nordic noirs like 'The Killing'.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
July 21, 2014
The spiral into violence is not unexpected, but the details are so confidently handled that it's still a gripping watch.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 21, 2014
Noer draws energetic turns from these non-pros, while demonstrating a real grasp of the grimy milieu. Just a pity the plot is so by-the-numbers.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
September 25, 2013
The idea that a poor kid might get recruited into the underworld lifestyle by a surrogate family of criminals isn't anything new, but the whole thing is so well executed and the details so specific to Copenhagen that it never feels trite.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
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