Tom's Recommended Film of the Week
Efter brylluppet or After the Wedding
Beginning and ending in India, with most of the stories time spent in Denmark, After the Wedding, offers a touch of mystery to a tale of love, commitment, manipulation and deceit. This is one of those seldom seen cases in film, where all elements come together to create good entertainment based in thought provoking human dilemmas.
is one of the most well known film directors in Denmark, and next to Lars Von Trier, one of the most successful Dogme directors. She works with interesting stories and gets solid performances from the primarily Danish actors she casts. For After the Wedding she made some great choices that paid off good dividends. This is a drama that calls for some bold performances and Mads Mikkelsen, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Rolf Lassgard and Stine Fischer Christensen all deliver.