Queen of Hearts
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    Queen of Hearts

    Dronningen

    Directed by

    Denmark

    2019

    100 min

    • Danish

    Drama

    Anne runs a successful law firm specialized in cases involving children and youth and is known for her uncompromising approach to her work. She is happily married to Peter, with whom she has twin daughters, but the family's life is stirred when Gustav, Peter's reckless teenage son from a previous marriage, moves in with them. While Peter has a hard time reconnecting with his long-lost son, Anne is used to handling difficult youngsters in her job and finds a way to establish a bond with Gustav. Gradually their relationship evolves, and when Anne seduces Gustav, she jeopardizes both her career and her family. Soon she finds herself drawn towards a choice with unimaginable consequences.

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    Cast
    Trine Dyrholm
    Magnus Krepper
    Gustav Lindh
    Preben Kristensen
    Frederikke Dahl Hansen
    Diem Camille Gbogou
    Mads Wille
    Elias Budde Christensen
    Peter Khouri
    Stine Gyldenkerne
    Screenplay
    May el-Toukhy
    Maren Louise Käehne
    Cinematography
    Jasper Spanning
    Editing
    Rasmus Stensgaard Madsen
    Music
    Jon Ekstrand
    Sales
    TRUSTNORDISK
    Production
    NORDISK FILM PRODUCTION

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    May el-Toukhy

    May el-Toukhy

    Denmark

    May El-Toukhy (1977, Denmark) has a production degree from The Danish National School of Performing Arts (DDSKS), as well as a degree in directing from The National Film School of Denmark. She has worked as assistant director and second unit director on several of the Danish Broadcasting Corporation’s drama series, including BORGEN. She has also directed several radio plays. Her feature debut, LONG STORY SHORT (2015), won the Bodil Award in Copenhagen. Her latest film, QUEEN OF HEARTS (2019), premiered at the Sundance FF.