We are a small community. The happiness of our children is everything. Our hopes and dreams rest in these tiny souls.
In a small town in northern Denmark, the children celebrate Harvest Festival.
In the forest by the water the men of the lodge stand naked in the cold. This is their country. This is their song.
In the shadows a lonely child gives a strange man her heart.
The hunt begins.
It's a gripping, unsettling evening - not easy to watch, but impossible to look away from
Tobias Menzies paints a devastating portrait of a victim of mass hysteria
That examination of human fallibility, of the flaws that make us who we are, of the complicated emotions that drive and control society makes The Hunt a very fine piece of work indeed
Taya Tower shines as the ultra-sensitive Clara. Tousle-haired George Nearn Stuart, as her cheeky fellow pupil Peter, melted hearts
I still feel this is a piece that works best through the detailed literalness of cinema
Complex, harrowing and unmissable stage adaptation of a Danish film about a teacher accused of abusing a child
David Farr’s sharp, pared down version of Thomas Vinterberg’s 2012 movie, Jagten, which gets a swaggeringly atmospheric staging from Rupert Goold
A slick but uncomfortable narrative of male innocence
Tobias Menzies is wonderful as a schoolteacher accused of child abuse in this adaptation of Thomas Vinterberg’s thriller
A world-class adaptation of a dark Danish parable