Trailer out for ‘The Absent One’

THE ABSENT ONE is the second installment in the Department Q franchise based on the bestselling books by Jussi Adler-Olsen and stars Nikolaj Lie Kaas (A SECOND CHANCE, 2014) and Fares Fares (TYRANT, 2014- and ZERO DARK THIRTY, 2013). The two reunite as Carl and Assad and will be joined by acclaimed actors Pilou Asbæk and David Dencik (both THE BORGIAS, 2011-13).

Director Mikkel Nørgaard, who also directed the first film in the franchise, THE KEEPER OF LOST CAUSES (2013), is directing THE ABSENT ONE with a script written by praised scriptwriter duo Nikolaj Arcel and Rasmus Heisterberg (THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, 2009 and A ROYAL AFFAIR, 2012).

via Nordisk Film


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Emma Vestrheim

Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is now based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.