Doctor Harvig

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Doctor Harvig

Directed by Craig Frank

  • Denmark 2017; 88 min
  • Original version: Danish, English
  • Genre: Drama


Children and drunk people always tell the truth. The latter get a voice in 'Doctor Harvig', where a dark and smoky bar is the setting for a spectacular chamber piece with geopolitical impact. The experienced Kristian Halken plays Harvig, a worn-down and alcoholic dreamer, who claims to be a brain surgeon. He is secretly conspiring against the Danish military intervention in the Middle East, and when a political summit is to be held in Copenhagen, he hires an old acquaintance to assassinate the British Foreign Minister. But traumas of the past make themselves felt, and slowly Harvig is losing control of both the attempted murder and himself.



    Craig Frank