There's a theory that we should be born with a small amount of alcohol in our blood, and that modest inebriation opens our minds to the world around us, diminishing our problems and increasing our creativity. Heartened by that theory, Martin and three of his friends, all weary high school teachers, embark on an experiment to maintain a constant level of intoxication throughout the workday. If Churchill won WW2 in a heavy daze of alcohol, who knows what a few drops might do for them and their students?
In this pulse-pounding thriller, a geologist tries to prevent a cataclysm when a mountain overlooking a popular Norwegian tourist destination begins to collapse into the ocean. This exhilarating thriller overpowers the senses and engulfs the screen with images of awe and terror. The Wave is a fearsomely vivid depiction of a disaster no one could ever truly prepare for — though one tenacious man will do his best to sound the alarm and prevent all-out tragedy. Nestled in Norway's Sunnmøre region, Geiranger is one of the most spectacular tourist draws on the planet.
How far would decent human beings be willing to go, when tragedy blurs the line between just and unjust? With "A Second Chance", Susanne Bier and Anders Thomas Jensen have crafted another startling yet moving drama, about how easily we loose our grasp on justice, when confronted with the unthinkable, and life as we know it is hanging by a thread.
Following a tough divorce, 40-year-old Lucas (Mads Mikkelsen) has a new girlfriend, a new job and is in the process of reestablishing his relationship with his teenage son, Marcus. But things go awry. Not a lot. Just a passing remark. A random lie. And as the snow falls and the Christmas lights are lit, the lie spreads like an invisible virus. The shock and mistrust gets out of hand, and the small community suddenly finds itself in a collective state of hysteria, while Lucas fights a lonely fight for his life and dignity.