Facing the Truth
- Original title
At kende sandheden
- Running time
- 98 min.
Gunner Møller Pedersen
Jens Albinus, William Rosenberg, Lise Stegger, Søren Østergaard, Preben Harris, Peter Schrøder, Lasse Brovst Andersen, Michael Asmussen, Elin Reimer, Anni Bjørn, Ida Dwinger, Waage Sandø, Peter Hesse Overgaard, Henrik Vestergaard Nielsen, Thomas Biehl
BG Fonden, Den Vestdanske Filmpulje, Det Danske Filminstitut, Nordisk Film, TV2
Drama | Medical. Based On A True Story
- Synopsis / Plot
- In 1944 Nazi-occupied Denmark, surgeon Richard Malmros (Jens Albinus) performs a successful operation on a young boy, using the chemical Thorotrast for the X-ray procedure. Forty years later, the patient claims that the chemical was the cause of his cancer. The eldery Malmros and his son, Nils (Soren Ostergaard), investigate their case while a journalist starts up a scandal.
: Mar del Plata Film Festival: FIPRESCI Prize & Special Mention
2003: Robert Festival (Denmark): Best Director, Actor (Jens Albinus), Screenplay
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