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8 Ratings

Before the Frost

Før frosten

Directed by Michael Noer
Denmark, 2018


A struggling farmer in 19th-century Denmark must go against his morals and make a deal with a wealthy neighbour in order to secure his family’s survival over a harsh winter.

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Before the Frost Directed by Michael Noer

Critics reviews

To the movie’s credit, writer-director Michael Noer and his cowriter, Jesper Fink, provide enough plot twists to upend viewer expectations about the nature of evil in this study of human savagery.
October 09, 2018
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The latest from Michael Noer (Papillon) exists just on the right side of the dividing line between stodgy and well-appointed; in fact, it is so classically constructed in terms of plot and character organization that I was surprised to learn that it is based on an original screenplay (by Noer and Jesper Fink) and not adapted from a 19th-century Danish novel.
September 13, 2018
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