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Arctic (2018)Arctic (2018)

Arctic (2018)

Drama, Thriller

7.5

movie

Iceland, United States of America

Danish, English

A-list actors, Suspenseful

2018

Joe Penna

Joe Penna, Mads Mikkelsen, Maria Thelma Smáradóttir

98 min

Synopsis

A man stranded in the Arctic is finally about to receive his long awaited rescue. However, after a tragic accident, his opportunity is lost and he must then decide whether to remain in the relative safety of his camp or embark on a deadly trek through the unknown for potential salvation.

Our Take

7.5
The Staff

There are far too many things that are worse in life than being on a journey with Danish super talent Mads Mikkelsen (Hannibal, The Hunt).

And that is what this 98-minute movie is: an almost one-actor movie set in the arctic. Mikkelsen plays a man trying to survive a plane crash, which at some point becomes about deciding whether to embark on a dangerous journey or stay in the plane rubble and risk a slow death.

It’s an extremely well-acted movie with nail-biting suspense. Bonus fact: it received a 10-minute standing ovation when it premiered at the Cannes film festival this year.

Comments

H
haoconboha

what a great movie

C
Cheryl

Excellent movie.

B
Bill Klimko

Put on a warm coat, make a cup of hot chocolate, and enjoy.

S
Stephen S

Superb! I enjoyed it thoroughly. It may not be for everyone.But if you have liked Mads Mikkelsen in the past this may be his best work to date.

L
Levi

It was brilliant. It never quite went where i thought the plot would go. Mads and his co star were amazing.

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