Language - Danish
Genre - Drama
Release - 2006
|After the Wedding - Release Poster|
Susanne Bier tasted Oscar success eventually for her 2010 Danish movie, 'In a Better World'. The film stars the well known Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen, arguably the most well known Danish actor after Viggo Morgessen for the international audience. Apart from starring in major movies in Denmark, he has also been seen in popular English language movies such as Casino Royale, King Arthur and Clash of the titans. Jacob (Mads Mikkelsen) is a manager with a orphanage who'd dedicated his adult life to helping the street children in Mumbai, India. A broken heart during his youth, has made him determined never to return back to Copenhagen.
During the wedding ceremony, Jacob meets Helene, Jorgen's wife. They share some awkward moments as they know each other from before. Helene was the love of Jacob's life 20 years ago but broke up after Helene discovered that Jacob had cheated on her with her best friend. During the ceremony, as a toast to her parents, Anna reveals a secret that makes Jacob realize that there are secrets to his own past that he's unaware of, that might include a connection to the millionaire's family.
|Jacob and Helene|