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The Hunt + Discussion

Hosted by the Consul of the New York Trips, Brunch, and Concerts Group
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Took place 1 month ago
Sun 06 Sep 18:00 - 20:00

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The Plan:
Anytime: watch the movie on your own
6.00-8.00pm: movie discussion on Zoom
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NB. This film is available on streaming services for rent (~$4-5). Watch the film at your preferred time and then join the discussion at 6.00pm. Zoom invite will be sent shortly before the discussion.
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The Hunt (Danish: Jagten) is a Protected content drama film directed by Thomas Vinterberg and starring Mads Mikkelsen. The story is set in a small Danish village around Christmas, and follows a man who becomes the target of mass hysteria after being wrongly accused of sexually abusing a child in his kindergarten class.

The Hunt premiered on 20 May Protected content the Protected content Film Festival, as the first Danish-language film in the main competition since Protected content Mads Mikkelsen won the Best Actor Award at Cannes.

The film received universal acclaim. It has an approval rating of 92% on Rotten Tomatoes based on Protected content , with an average rating of 7.83/10. The website's critical consensus states: "Anchored by Mads Mikkelsen's sympathetic performance, The Hunt asks difficult questions with the courage to pursue answers head on."