After the Wedding

Release date:March 30, 2007
(NY, LA)

Studio:IFC Films

Director:Susanne Bier

MPAA Rating:R (for some language and a scene of sexuality)


Starring:Mads Mikkelsen, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Rolf Lassgard, Stine Fischer Christensen, Mona Malm, Christian Tafdrup, Niels Anders Thorn


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Plot Summary:

Jacob Petersen (Mads Mikkelsen) has dedicated his life to helping street children in India. When the orphanage he heads is threatened by closure, he receives an unusual offer. A Danish businessman, Jørgen, offers him a donation of $4 million dollars. There are, however, certain conditions... Not only must Jacob return to Denmark, he must also take part in the wedding of Jørgen's daughter. The wedding proves to be a critical juncture between past and future and catapults Jacob into the most intense dilemma of his life.