The Inheritance Poster

Release Date: 2003

DVD Release Date: June 7th, 2005

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 47 min

Plot Summary
Christoffer (Ulrich Thomsen) is a Danish man who stands to inherit a huge fortune, but he has abandoned his family's industrial business to live with his beautiful wife, Maria (Lisa Werlinder). When his father hangs himself, Christoffer returns to Denmark and becomes embroiled in family issues. Christoffer's manipulative brother-in-law (Lars Brygmann) wants to take over the family business, while his overbearing mother pressures him to take control instead, an idea his wife desperately opposes.

Cast: Ulrich Thomsen, Lisa Werlinder, Ghita Nørby, Lars Brygmann, Karina Skands, Peter Steen, Ulf Pilgaard, Diana Axelsen

Director: Per Fly

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Zentropa Entertainments

Keywords: Wife, Intense, Love, Emotional, Gripping, Family, Sacrifice, Mother, 2000s, Rivalry

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Awards

Winner Best Director
Robert Award (2004)
Winner Best Supporting Actor
Robert Award (2004)
Winner Best Actor in a Leading Role
Robert Award (2004)
Winner Best Supporting Actress
Robert Award (2003)