by Nikolaj Arcel
2023, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Germany, 2h07


Starring : Mads Mikkelsen, Amanda Collin, Simon Bennebjerg, Kristine Kujath Thorp, Melina Hagberg; Gustav Lindh
Screenplay : Nikolaj Arcel, Anders Thomas Jensen
Based on the novel Le Capitaine et Ann Barbara by Ida Jessen
Cinematography : Rasmus Videbæk
Music : Dan Romer
Setting : Jette Lehmann
Costumes : Kicki Ilander
Film editing : Olivier Bugge Coutté
Production : Louise Vesth
Denmark 1755. Captain Ludvig Kahlen seizes a piece of barren land to set up a colony in the King’s name and thereby achieve wealth and honour for himself. But the ruler of the area, the ruthless Frederik de Schinkel, does his utmost to drive him away. Tension and class wars of the 18th century in Nordic climes.