Archive for August, 2012

Review of In A Better World (Haevnen), reviewed by Selma Duckler

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

In A Better World (Haevnen) Danish film 2010  Director Susanne Bier

In A Better World  won the Oscar for the best foreign film in 2011.
The Danish title, Haevnen,means Vengeance.I feel  that is the correct name for this thoughtful intense movie. In A Better World has the sound of a sermon, and thats not what this movie is about…even though it deals with problematic ethical issues. There is a lot of revenge happening…between bullying  children, between adults , between husband & wife and between warring power (more…)