The Hunt is on at Shot in the Dark

Final film of 2013 is Danish drama starring Mads Mikkelson

Danish film star Mads Mikkelson stars in The Hunt, the last offering of the year from Shot in the Dark Independent Film Nights.

The first half of Langley’s independent film nights 2013-14 season concludes on Wednesday, Nov. 13 with a screening of The Hunt.

The R-rated Danish film stars Mads Mikkelson and is directed by Thomas Vinterberg.

Mikkelsen won the Best Actor award at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival for his penetrating portrayal of Lucas, a former school teacher who has been forced to start over having overcome a tough divorce and the loss of his job.

Just as things are starting to go his way, his life is shattered when an untruthful remark throws his small community into a collective state of hysteria.

As the lie spreads, Lucas is forced to fight a lonely fight for his life and dignity.

Tickets at the door $10; cash or cheque only.

Showtime is 7:30 p.m. at Colossus cinema at 200 Street, near 88 Avenue.

Visitors can now also access Shot in the Dark information on Facebook. Search for “Shot in the Dark/Langley Film Nights”. A list of all previous films screened is now available on both Facebook and their website — www.shotinthedark.ca

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