The Guilty (Den skyldige) Reviews

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January 20, 2020
Combining Sorry, Wrong Number's radio-drama appeal and Locke's claustrophobic tension, The Guilty might be the best film of [the 2018 Florida Film Festival].
August 2, 2019
First-time director Gustav Möller is able to overcome the cookie cutter plot to reveal some hard truths about law enforcement.
June 23, 2019
Writer-director Gustav Müller's feature-film debut is a nerve-shredding hell on wheels.
May 1, 2019
Here, physical space creates a figurative space of mental anguish, so while the protagonist tries to avert an exterior crisis he's swallowed whole by his own internal turmoil.
April 26, 2019
[A] captivating story. [Full review in Spanish]
April 25, 2019
As a character study, the film is extremely effective. [Full Review in Spanish]
April 24, 2019
A wonderful surprise. [Full Review in Spanish]
April 23, 2019
An intelligent film with excellent cinematography. [Full Review in Spanish]
April 19, 2019
"Möller plays with the expectations of the spectator as a master of suspense".
April 9, 2019
I became a complete and utter victim to the twisted and harrowing plot.
April 8, 2019
The Guilty is masterful essay on both suspense and dostoevskian characters. A truly remarkable achievement. [Full review in Spanish]
February 27, 2019
A consummately riveting Danish thriller, The Guilty puts you on hold, then puts you in a hold. It won't be letting go until its short, sharp and nerve-shredding 80 minutes are up.
February 27, 2019
A must-see: an hour and twenty-five minutes of lean gripping cinematic heaven ... razor-tight, superbly plotted, intricate and surprising.
February 26, 2019
It's an 88-minute how-to in making something as exciting as The Taking of Pelham One Two Three within the limitations of a broom closet.
February 26, 2019
Fans of single-setting thrillers like Buried and Locke should definitely check out this compelling Danish story set in an emergency call centre.
February 25, 2019
The Guilty is a clever Danish thriller that takes full advantage of the strengths and weaknesses of modern communications.
February 25, 2019
'The Guilty' finds itself in its ambiguity and in the unpredictable result of its calls, as well as in the little conformist description of its hero, its best tricks. [Full Review in Spanish]
February 25, 2019
With limited images but telling sounds and dialogue, The Guilty creates a unique movie inside each of our heads.
February 25, 2019
Conceptually simple, yet emotionally complex, this gripping morality tale will have you on the edge of your seat from start to finish.
February 24, 2019
The Guilty will have you hooked from the opening scene to the closing credits.
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