The Hunt

Movie Review -- 'The Hunt'

The Hunt - Jagten - Mads Mikkelsen

Our world would be great if we, as members of a “free and developed” society, could boast that the days of witch hunts were in our distant and primitive past, never to be seen again. Sadly, that’s just not true. They happen now just as they did in 17th century Salem -- perhaps with different accusations and more “humane” punishments -- but the same human weakness remains regrettably intact. Danish director and screenwriter Thomas Vinterberg shows us this sad reality in his remarkable and excruciatingly tense film, Jagten (...