Before the Frost

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Before the Frost

Original title: Før frosten
Director: Michael Noer
Cast: Jesper Christensen, Clara Rosager, Ghita Nørby, Magnus Krepper, Elliott Crosset Hove, Rasmus Hammerich
Country: Denmark
Year of production: 2018
Length (min): 105
Language: Danish, Swedish
Subtitles: Czech, English
Sales: Danish Film Institute
Section: Northern Lights
Sponsors: Dánské velvyslanectví

Danish veteran actor Jesper Christensen is farmer Jens in this haunting period piece set in the Danish countryside. A tough winter almost knocks out the proud freehold farmer who loses the season’s harvest and yet another cow. But Jens makes a deal to sell his family land and marry off his daughter, and suddenly his own integrity as a human being is at stake. With roots in documentary, director Michael Noer delivers a shivering existential drama.

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