Demoted to deskwork and awaiting a disciplinary hearing, Agent Asger is working the night shift in an emergency call room. When he receives a call from a woman who has been abducted his resolve and arrogance are tested as it becomes a race against time to locate her.
So taut, you almost forget to breathe…★★★★★ -Wendy Ide, The Guardian
Taking place in real time and in a single location nothing is quite as it seems in this claustrophobic thriller. Using sound as the primary storytelling tool and with a powerful central performance from Jakob Cedergren, The Guilty is a visceral viewing experience.
Sundance Film Festival 2018
London Film Festival 2018
Winner – World Cinema Audience Award, Sundance Film Festival 2018
Winner – Audience Award, International Film Festival Rotterdam 2018
Winner – Youth Jury Award, International Film Festival Rotterdam 2018
With a terse 85-minute running time, The Guilty illustrates Möller’s confidence with the craft of film-making -Fionnuala Halligan, ScreenDaily
With its single setting and real-time story, “The Guilty” is a brilliant genre exercise, a cinematic study in tension. -Brian Tallerico, Rogeregbert.com