The Judge (2005)

Director
Gert Fredholm

Main cast
Peter Gantzler; Micky Skeel Hansen; Nastja Arcel; Benjamin Boe Rasmussen; Lars Lunøe

Genres
Drama

Description
Jens Christian er en strømlinet karrieredreng og nyudnævnt formand for Flygtningenævnet. Arbejdet er livets omdrejningspunkt og alt er godt, indtil en bortadopteret søn melder sin ankomst, og en usædvanlig vanskelig asylsag lander på skrivebordet. Pludselig er det ikke rigtige valg ikke soleklart for Jens Christian, der står splittet mellem forpligtelser og følelser.


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