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In a Better World
7.5
/10
1,937 Ratings

IN A BETTER WORLD

Hævnen

Directed by Susanne Bier
Denmark, Sweden, 2010
Drama, Romance

Synopsis

The ten-year-old Elias is being bullied at school, until he is defended by Christian, a new boy who has just moved from London. Elias and Christian quickly form a strong bond, but when Christian involves Elias in a dangerous act of revenge, tragic consequences come to bear.

Synopsis

The ten-year-old Elias is being bullied at school, until he is defended by Christian, a new boy who has just moved from London. Elias and Christian quickly form a strong bond, but when Christian involves Elias in a dangerous act of revenge, tragic consequences come to bear.

Our take

Presenting the great Susanne Bier! The Danish director and Dogme 95 co-conspirator made her biggest mainstream splash (including an Academy Award® for Best Foreign Language Film!) for this story of manhood and violence, working tough questions into a gripping revenge drama.