The Keeper Of Lost Causes
The Keeper Of Lost Causes - Trailer
Director Mikkel NørgaardYear 2014Genre(s) Dramas
Carl Morck is a police detective who is forced to work in Department Q after an incident during a routine practise. Department Q is where they keep the files for years old cold cases and he and his partner Assad must band together to solve some of the police department's biggest unsolved mysteries. They are looking at the case of missing politician Merete Lynggaard who disappeared without a trace five years ago; the chances of them solving the case and finding Lynggaard alive or dead are looking slim, but little do they realise just how dark this case will get as snippets of the truth begin to leak out.
Originally titled 'Kvinden i buret', 'The Keeper Of Lost Causes' is a Danish thriller based on the bestselling book 'Mercy' by Jussi Adler-Olsen. The novel is the first instalment of his 'Department Q' series and it is set to be reissued by Penguin in the UK with the movie's title. The movie, which has been directed by Mikkel Nørgaard ('Klown', 'Langt fra Las Vegas') and written by BAFTA nominee Nikolaj Arcel ('The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo', 'A Royal Affair', 'King's Game'), won the Henning Bahs Award at the Bodil Awards and a further accolade at the Zulu Awards. It is set to be released on August 22nd 2014.
Starring: Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Fares Fares, Sonja Richter, Claus Maack Bahnsen, Christoffer Aro, Marie Hammer Boda, Nynne Bojsen, Rasmus Botoft, Ernst Boye, Michael Brostrup, Kenneth Carmohn, Marie-Louise Coninck, Divya Das, Katrine Engberg