Riders of justice

Poster Riders of justice

Markus, a soldier deployed to Afghanistan, comes home urgently to Denmark: his wife has just died in a train crash. On top of his sorrow comes his difficulty communicating with his daughter Mathilde. One evening a stranger comes to his place to reveal the crash was no accident. From then on the soldier has only one obsession: revenge.

A faithful collaborator of Anders Thomas Jensen (Adam’s Apples), the great Mads Mikkelsen plays a Danish John Wick in this movie as efficient in its action scenes as in its humor. Criticizing the reactionary aspects of the genre while also respecting its codes, with its many plot twists, Riders of Justice avoids all pitfalls by offering surprising tone changes: it's energetic, fun and thought provoking at the same time.

Retfærdighedens ryttere.

2020
Color - 116mn - Original version with French subtitles
Denmark / Sweden / Finland.
Action, Comedy, Drama.
  • 9 September 2021 21:30
    Showroom 300

    Screening in partsnership with Canal+
    FREE SCREENING ! Tickets to retrieve 24 hours before the screening at the salespoint of the Forum des Images (2 tickets maximum per person).
  • French premiere
Direction: Anders Thomas Jensen.
Production: Andreas Bak, Karen Bentzon, Sidsel Hybschmann, Ann-Alicia Thunbo Ilskov, Lizette Jonjic, Sisse Graum Jørgensen.
Screenplay: Nikolaj Arcel, Anders Thomas Jensen.
Editing: Anders Albjerg Kristiansen, Nicolaj Mondberg.
Photography: Kasper Tuxen.
Music by: Jeppe Kaas.
With: Mads Mikkelsen, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Andrea Heick Gadeberg, Lars Brygmann.
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