GenreDrama, Thriller Budget22 million DKK LanguageDanish
WriterAnders Thomas Jensen, Jannik Johansen Release date19 August 2005 (2005-08-19) CastNikolaj Lie Kaas (Jacob), Laura Drasbæk (Nina), Nicolas Bro (Anker), Lisbet Lundquist (Caroline), Lærke Winther Andersen (Hanne), Lotte Bergstrøm Similar moviesNikolaj Lie Kaas movies, Denmark movies, Thrillers
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Murk is a 2005 Danish horror and psychological thriller film. The film was directed by Jannik Johansen, who wrote the screenplay along with Anders Thomas Jensen. The film stars Nikolaj Lie Kaas and Nicolas Bro.
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Julie, a wheelchair-user, is said to have committed suicide on her wedding night. Her family is stunned, and no one can understand Julie's suicide. Her brother Jacob, a journalist, follows her ex-fiance to the Danish village of Mørke. Upon meeting him, Jacob discovers that he is going to marry another woman who uses a wheelchair. Upon these revelations, Jacob investigates whether Julie's ex-fiance is murdering women who use wheelchairs.
The film was screened at the Edinburgh International Film Festival on 19 August 2005 and on 23 August 2005 at the Copenhagen International Film Festival. The film was released in Denmark on 7 October 2005.
Bodil Awards - 2006
Nominated for Bodil award for Best Film (Bedste danske film)
Nominated for Bodil for Best Supporting Actress (Bedste kvindelige birolle)
Robert Festival - 2006
Nominated for a Robert award for Best Actor
Nominated for a Robert award for Best Cinematography
Nominated for a Robert award for Best Make-Up
Nominated for a Robert award for Best Sound
Nominated for a Robert award for Best Original Score
Marcel Sarmiento and Gadi Harel directed the American adaptation of the film entitled Merciless. The Gold Circle Films project was rewritten in late December 2009 by Ed Dougherty and was released in 2011.