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1 hr. 39 min.

Plot Summary
Sent to prison for assault, Rune has to quickly figure out the complex system of rules, honor and obligations.

Cast: Johan Philip Asbæk , Roland Moller , Dulfi Al-Jabouri , Omar Shargawi , Jacob Gredsted , Kim Winther , Jorg Beutnagel , Lars Jensen

Directors: Tobias Lindholm , Michael Noer

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Olive Films

R (2010)

Release Date: June 17th, 2011|1 hr. 39 min.

critic reviews (6)
fan reviews ( )
  • 75
    V.A. Musetto New York Post

    If you were among the many who thought highly of "A Prophet," the French prison drama that played here last year, you'll want to see the brutally realistic Danish thriller R. show more

  • 75
    Glenn Heath Jr. Slant Magazine

    If the trajectory of R foreshadows tragedy early and often (what prison film doesn't?), the filmmakers manage to infuse quiet moments of reflection and panic into each man's traumatic experience. show more

  • 80
    David Fear Time Out New York

    This unflinching parable brings the hammer down on its cinematic brethren's fetishization of cell-block Rockefellers. R's final shot says it all: The house wins. The house always wins. show more

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