Annette K. Olesen’s Skytten (2013), a remake of the 1977 film of the same name, is a political thriller with ecological concerns. A year after the elections, the new Danish government appear to be breaking the same promises - regarding their environmental policy - that got them the support of the voters in the first place. When Foreign Minister Thomas Borby (Nikolaj Lie Kaas) announces that oil drilling is underway after all, going back on the government’s earlier commitment, journalist Mia Moesgaard (Trine Dyrholm) points out on a live debate with him that the public is likely . . .

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Cleo lives in Thessaloniki, Greece. She’s studying to become an electrical engineer but what she actually does is watch and discuss films as much as possible, hoping to someday make her own. She has a soft spot for all things art, travelling, Nordic languages and english accents.