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Virtual Film: Riders of Justice

Date & Time

Fri, Aug 06, 2021 - Sun, Aug 08, 2021
12:00am - 12:00pm PST

Location

This is a virtual event

Riders of Justice by Danish director Anders Thomas Jensen follows recently deployed Markus (played by Mads Mikkelsen) who is forced to return home to care for his teenage daughter after his wife is killed in a tragic train accident. But when a survivor of the wrecked train surfaces claiming foul play, Markus begins to suspect his wife was murdered and embarks on a mission to find those responsible. A darkly humorous revenge thriller with satisfying depth and a dash of savory quirk, Riders of Justice makes another compelling case for Mads Mikkelsen as an all-purpose leading man.

Screening takes place on the Elevent site; purchase your ticket via Elevent here.

Cost: $8 for Members; $12 general admission

three men in a car

About the director:

Award-winning Anders Thomas Jensen is one of Denmark’s most renowned screenwriters and directors. Jensen is known for his unique cinematic universe, the dark humor and his collection of characters with many contrasts – and he has directed the successful movies Men & Chicken (2015), Adam’s Apples (2005), The Green Butchers (2003) and the iconic Flickering Lights (2000). Anders Thomas Jensen has also found success as a screenwriter on a wide range of other Danish movies. Anders Thomas Jensen wrote the screenplay for Susannes Bier’s Love Is All You Need (2012) as well as the Oscar-winning In A Better World (2010), while the two of them were four years prior to that Oscar-nominated for After The Wedding (2006). In 2003, he was awarded an honorary Bodil award (a Danish Oscar) for his collected contribution to Danish cinema.

Read about the film on Rotten Tomatoes here.

headshot of man in grey shirt

 

Riders of Justice by Danish director Anders Thomas Jensen follows recently deployed Markus (played by Mads Mikkelsen) who is forced to return home to care for his teenage daughter after his wife is killed in a tragic train accident. But when a survivor of the wrecked train surfaces claiming foul play, Markus begins to suspect his wife was murdered and embarks on a mission to find those responsible. A darkly humorous revenge thriller with satisfying depth and a dash of savory quirk, Riders of Justice makes another compelling case for Mads Mikkelsen as an all-purpose leading man.

Screening takes place on the Elevent site; purchase your ticket via Elevent here.

Cost: $8 for Members; $12 general admission

three men in a car

About the director:

Award-winning Anders Thomas Jensen is one of Denmark’s most renowned screenwriters and directors. Jensen is known for his unique cinematic universe, the dark humor and his collection of characters with many contrasts – and he has directed the successful movies Men & Chicken (2015), Adam’s Apples (2005), The Green Butchers (2003) and the iconic Flickering Lights (2000). Anders Thomas Jensen has also found success as a screenwriter on a wide range of other Danish movies. Anders Thomas Jensen wrote the screenplay for Susannes Bier’s Love Is All You Need (2012) as well as the Oscar-winning In A Better World (2010), while the two of them were four years prior to that Oscar-nominated for After The Wedding (2006). In 2003, he was awarded an honorary Bodil award (a Danish Oscar) for his collected contribution to Danish cinema.

Read about the film on Rotten Tomatoes here.

headshot of man in grey shirt

 

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