A prisoner set on serving his time gets recruited to save a pregnant woman trapped in a tree during a flood. A massive storm drives them farther from their destination ands they soon must ... See full summary »
I came across this movie while flipping channels in a hotel room while attending a course in Copenhagen in 2001, didn't know the name or the actors so searched online to find out because it was so moving. The story and acting are excellent, but what blew me away were the long slow shots of the boat and people drifting through the swamps of the flooded river -- very beautiful. Seems odd to demand 10 lines of text in a comment on a movie that's all about silence, but if that's what's required, I guess I can do it. Not quite yet, don't know if I'll be able to make it. So I'll just repeat: Seems odd to demand 10 lines of text in a comment on a movie that's all about silence.