Plot & Details
The debut feature from Danish director Ole Bornedal, Nattevagten is a psychological thriller starring Nikolaj Coster-Waldau. While a serial killer is on the loose, brutally murdering several prostitutes, college-student Martin (Coster-Waldau) takes a job as the night watchman at the local mortuary in order to pay his law-school tuition. As it turns out, the bodies of the victims are being stored at that very mortuary. When Martin takes a bet that involves tampering with the bodies, he suddenly finds himself a suspect in the case. Bordenal, who also wrote the script, later remade Nattevagten in Hollywood under the title Nightwatch.
- Genre(s): Drama,Thriller
- Run Time: 104min.
- DVD Release Date: 05/29/2001
- Distributor(s): All Right Film Distribution
- Director(s): Ole Bornedal
- Starring: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau , Kim Bodnia , Lotte Andersen , Ulf Pilgaard
- Themes: Haunted By the Past,Serial Killers,Mind Games
- Tone: Chilly,Moody,Ominous,Creepy,Menacing,Tense
- Keywords: killing, necrophilia, prostitute/prostitution, rape, slasher, addiction, false-accusation, investigation, murder, mutilation, serial-killer
- Language: Danish