Vasat bir dram. Paranın getirdiği huzursuzluk algısı çok sıradan bir şekilde işlenmiş; fakat Christoffer'ın Fransız hizmetçiye tecavüz girişimi sahnesi bence filmin kilit sahnesi. Kadının ağlayışları, çığlıkları ve Christoffer'ın pardon, pardon diyerek verdiği bir tomar parayı ağlayarak alışı ve kadrajdan çıkışı idi benim için film.
this film is a combination of upper class' problems with relationship between money and happiness . It is not shocking movie for me . Because it is not interesting or special for me . I have seen ulrich thomsen 3 times in mubi ... maybe I got tired of watching him...anyway he is a good actor. there is bad cinematography but good actings makes this film watchable.
El dinero y el poder sobre todas las cosas. La vida alrededor de Christoffer (Ulrich Thomsen) se va desmoronando por la fuerte atracción que ejerce la madre sobre él hasta el punto de romper su relación con casi todos los que le rodean. Metraje con buen ritmo y buenas actuaciones. Una dicotomía que desmembra los sentimientos humanos.
Looking for a happy ending is not my usual thing, but during this lovely movie, I found myself several times talking to the film, wishing the characters to rethink their actions. Although I would have preferred the aforesaid happy ending, I loved this movie nonetheless.
Solid acting and camerawork but ultimately empty narrative lacking any feeling or compassion. I know, these were the primary traits of the leading character but the narrative, and the ending left me thoroughly unsatisfied. 'Time Out' by Laurent Cantet is comparable and a much better film.
Ulrich Thomsen brings so much to his roles (and I'm not talking about the Hollywood ones). This story is about a happily married man who forfeits it all to do the "right thing" for his nuclear family. The matriarch (his mother) is a fascinating character to behold too - cold, hard, and ruthless. Great film.
The Inheritance is a tritely moralistic tale of a man who gains the world and loses his soul. But he doesn't do anything indictable: he takes over the indebted family business and has to lay people off to save it, which he does. As existential crises go, this is pretty weak broth. To say nothing of the dodginess of watching a man brought low by the conflicting imperatives of the various woman in his life.
Gripping from beginning to end. A sometimes cliched tale about the corrupting power of wealth and how money pushes you away from your core humanity. But the cliches here simply underline how utterly true most of the film rings. It doesn't reinvent the wheel, it just holds up a mirror and watches the gut wrenching drama unfold. Superb.
Fly has a number of plot points to hit, and he does-- But that's about it. It is indifferently shot, for the most part. Fly has one neat compositional trick, creating artificial frames with vertical lines intersecting the frame, but he doesn't get too much mileage out of it. Christoffer's actions don't seem to be that of an organically created character--They just fulfill a certain narrative agenda. Not recommended.
An intimate character study of a total jerk, the kind that passes for an upstanding guy if you weren't following him around with a camera day and night. In the spirit of Vinterberg's "The Celebration" (1998), the Danish are so good at these kinds of films that expose "good, decent people" for the assholes you always knew they were but needed evidence to prove , or no one would believe it.