A policeman from Stockholm comes up to Norrland in Sweden to join his brother, now that their parents are dead. While there he starts to work on a long-running case where deer have been poached and soon discovers that his brother is involved…
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Rolf Lassgård doing his usual routine cop role that he did so marvelously at the same time on TV with his Kurt Wallander productions, but it is Lennart Jähkel who steals the show as his brother. Sadly, the story doesn't really surprise and the villains are of the obvious redneck type that are introduced in the film's first scene.
Un thriller d'origine suédoise vraiment stupéfiante, visionné une première fois au 10e festival du cinéma nordique de Rouen (1997) agencé d'un subtil scénario époustouflant, d'une incroyable habilité narrative et d'une profonde pertinence psychologique, traversé par une sombre violence rapidement incoercible... www.cinefiches.com