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The Purity of Vengeance
NAME OF FILM: THE PURITY OF VENGEANCE
DIRECTOR(S): Christoffer Boe
STARRING: Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Fares Fares, Johanne Louise Schmidt
GENRE: Crime Film
SYNOPSIS: A construction crew discovers three murder victims that have long been hidden behind a false wall in a seemingly abandoned apartment. The cold case is taken up by detective Carl Morck and his soon-to-be ex partner Assad, whose recent promotion to another department is a sore subject for the steely veteran cop. The investigation leads them to a now defunct institution for “troubled girls” and as the horrors of the past are revealed and the detectives push to find the truth, they uncover a monstrous doctor still practicing in ways that hit far too close to home for Assad.
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