Northwest

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Northwest (Nordvest)

Directed by Michael Noer

  • Denmark 2013; 91 min
  • Original version: Danish
  • Genre: Drama, Crime
    • FIPRESCI Prize - Goteborg IFF
    • Jury Prize Ex-aequo, Critic's Prize - Beaune IFF
    • Best Performance Award- Transilvania IFF
    • Best Feature- Nordic Film Days Lübeck

Synopsis

Northwest is one of the most impoverished multi-ethnic areas of Copenhagen. 18-year-old Casper lives in Northwest with his mother, younger brother and his little sister. Casper struggles to make ends meet based on selling stolen goods to one of the neighborhood pack leaders. When organized crime hits Northwest the hierarchy of the neighborhood shifts and Casper is offered a chance to climb the ranks. Soon he is hurled into a world of drugs, violence and prostitution and as things escalate, his childhood playground becomes a battlefield. Consequently Casper finds himself and his family dead center in a conflict that threatens to destroy them.

Production

  • NORDISK FILM PRODUCTION

     

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