Department Q: A Conspiracy of Faith (2016)

Not Rated   |    |  Drama, Thriller


Department Q: A Conspiracy of Faith (2016) Poster

Two intertwined cases linking the past with the present will require the aid of Department Q to catch an elusive serial killer, while time is running out.


7/10
13,365

Videos


Photos

  • Department Q: A Conspiracy of Faith (2016)
  • Department Q: A Conspiracy of Faith (2016)
  • Department Q: A Conspiracy of Faith (2016)
  • Department Q: A Conspiracy of Faith (2016)
  • Signe Anastassia Mannov in Department Q: A Conspiracy of Faith (2016)
  • Department Q: A Conspiracy of Faith (2016)

See all photos

Get More From IMDb

For an enhanced browsing experience, get the IMDb app on your smartphone or tablet.

Get the IMDb app

Reviews & Commentary

Add a Review


User Reviews


1 October 2016 | OJT
8
| The best so far
This is the third, and so far the best, film from Jussi Adler-Olsen's crime novels about the Department Q. The first "Kvinden i buret"/"The Keeper of Lost Causes" (2013) I rated 7/10, and was quite disappointed about the much more convoluted "Fasandreberne"/"The absent one" (2014), which I voted 5/10. Then I'm happy to say that this is a big step back from the last film directed by Mikkel Nørgaard.

Acclaimed Norwegian director Hans Petter Moland has taken over, and made a much more serious and darker Nordic noir.

The film is about a serial killer, acting as a cult leader. He kidnaps two children and demands ransom. But before this the Departemnt Q gets a case with a eight year old strange message found in a bottle. This is the start of an intense hunt.

The acting is superb, and mix with religion makes it very interesting. The film is slightly let down by being a lower budget production, though just from being a classic. it's still a very dark crime thriller.

Carl Morck (played by Nikolaj Lie Kaas) is very depressed and heavy minded. He makes his best role so far here. There is also a very strong acting performance by Pål Sverre Hagen, which does another psychopath here, just as in Moland's incredible "In order of disappearance"/"Kraftidioten". Once again a memorable role.

A well recommended Nordic noir.

Critic Reviews


Details

Release Date:

17 June 2016

Language

Danish, Norwegian


Country of Origin

Denmark, Germany, Sweden, Norway

Filming Locations

Denmark

Box Office

Budget:

DKK39,500,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$9,651,271

What to Watch This October on IMDb TV

We're getting in the Halloween mood with our picks of the best horror, mystery, and fantasy shows and movies you can stream for free this month.

Watch our video

Featured on IMDb

Check out the action from New York Comic Con check out what IMDb editors are watching this month, and more.

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

More To Explore

Search on Amazon.com