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"When We Are Pushed To The Edge We Discover The Line Between Justice And Revenge"

The film entitled In a Better World tells the story of Dr Anton and his challenges working in a refugee camp found in the remote areas in Sudan. The film was written by the award winning Anders Thomas Jensen and directed by Susanne Bier. The characters in the film include Mikael Persbrandt starring as Anton, Trine Dyrholm starring as Mariane, and Ulrich Thomsen starring as Claus, Markus Rygaard starring as Elias, William Nielsen starring as Christian. The film was nominated for several awards, it won the Golden Globe Awards in 2011 for Best Foreign Language Film, and also the award for Best Foreign Language Film at the Academy Awards.

It all begins when a medical doctor known as Anton gets an offer to work at a refugee camp located in Sudan Africa. He lives in Denmark and is not willing to go and live in Sudan permanently so he commutes to work from Denmark every time the need arises. While in the refugee camp his tasks are usually challenging as he treats girls and women who are victims of abuse by the military commander in the area.

Dr Anton has a wife known as Marianne who is very upset with him and wants a divorce as soon as possible. Anton had an extramarital affair with another woman and when Marianne found out she decided to leave him. Marianne and Anton have two children together Elias and Christian. Elias has a friend called Claus who also studies in the same school with him and Christian. Christian always takes care of Elias while at school and beats up any one that bullies him.

One day the warlord comes to Anton’s hospital for medical treatment and after he molests a patient, Anton and the other people beat him up to death. Back in Denmark Elias and Christian decide to burn a mechanic’s car because he once slapped their father. Elias later gets unconscious and Christian tries to kill himself out of guilt but is saved by Anton. The film continues as the family struggles with past hurt and tries to reconcile.

| 2011 | 1 hr 59 min | 7.7/10
Susanne Bier

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