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Queen of Hearts / Dronningen

by May el-Toukhy International Feature Film / Competition

In a modern, elegantly furnished property on the edge of a Danish forest, Anne’s life is taking its undisturbed course. She and her husband Peter have created a harmonious family home with their twin daughters. As a dedicated and successful lawyer who works for abuse victims and adolescents in trouble, Anne has a sense of right and wrong at any given moment. When Gustav, Peter’s son from a previous marriage, suddenly moves in with them, a veil of uncertainty slowly begins to fall over Anne’s life. The mysterious boy becomes an immoral temptation and she finds herself surrendering to a new world opening up – a world that no longer differentiates between right and wrong. A border is crossed with fatal consequences. With a thrilling and brilliant performance by Danish star actress Trine Dyrholm, QUEEN OF HEARTS draws a portrait of a woman whose complex character remains with you long after she has left.


  • Genre: Drama
  • Country, Year: Denmark, Sweden, 2019
  • Runtime: 128 Min
  • Languages: Danish, Swedish
  • Subtitles: English, German
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  • Director: May el-Toukhy
  • Cast: Trine Dyrholm, Magnus Krepper, Gustav Lindh
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  • Screenplay: Maren Louise Käehne, May el-Toukhy
  • Cinematography: Jasper Spanning
  • Editor: Rasmus Stensgaard Madsen
  • Sound: Oskar Skriver, Hans Christian Arnt Torp
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  • Producers: Caroline Blanco, René Ezra
  • Co-Producer: Malin Idevall
  • Executive Producer: Henrik Zein
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  • Production Companies: Nordisk Film A/S, Nordisk Film SE
  • World Sales: TrustNordisk
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