The Hunt (Jagten) (2012)

Country: Denmark

Language: Danish, English

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“If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed”. I would loathe to adopt the words of Adolf Hitler on any matters of authority, however it presents such a chilling allusion to Thomas Vinterberg’s latest Danish drama The Hunt (Jagten) that I would loathe even more not to acknowledge it under the circumstances. As The Hunt would demonstrate, it is often not the repetition of the lie, but the perception of unlikelihood of perjury from the vulnerable, which carries far greater weight in conveying an air of veracity. Continue reading The Hunt (Jagten) (2012)