The Absent One (2014)

Genres - Crime, Mystery, Thriller  |   Sub-Genres - Police Detective Film  |   Release Date - Jun 17, 2016 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 119 min.  |   Countries - Germany , Denmark , Sweden   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Two Copenhagen police officers (Nikolaj Lie Kaas and Fares Fares) decide to reinvestigate a 20-year-old case involving the murder of teenage twins. The pair eventually discover that the drug addict who confessed to the crime might have been part of a plot to cover up wrongdoing at a boarding school. Pilou Asbaek and David Dencik co-star. Adapted from an entry in Jussi Adler-Olsen's series of "Department Q" crime novels, The Absent One was directed by Mikkel Norgaard.

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confession [admission], crime, headmaster, murder, police, school