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Kingmaker

Ulrik Torp (50) was once an aspiring young journalist, but years later after a round of layoffs and a period on welfare, he ends up in an internship at his former workplace, Dagbladet. His old colleague and now editor-in-chief, Henrik Moll, asks Torp to cover a murder of a young clerk at the Ministry of the Interior. Torp must navigate a new media reality controlled by clickbaits and the echo chambers of social media. Together with two young interns, Torp sets out to uncover a small circle of former politicians and top civil servants who spare no effort to ensure that power remains in the right hands. With the very future of Danish democracy in peril, it falls to Torp to act against the conspiracy.

From director Mikkel Serup (The Chestnut Man, 2021; The Protectors, 2010) and the production company behind The Chestnut Man. KINGMAKER is a political thriller based on the book series about journalist Ulrik Torp. The film stars Anders W. Berthelsen (DNA, 2023; Daniel, 2019) in the lead alongside Nicolas Bro (Riders of Justice, 2020) and Charlotte Munck (The Shift, 2022). With a script by Marie Østerbye (The Nurse, 2023) is a topical and thrilling political thriller about the state of democracy.

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Kingmaker

Title Kingmaker

Original title Mørkeland

Director Mikkel Serup

Country Denmark

Production year 2023

Status Production

Original language Danish, English

Cast Anders W. Berthelsen, Nicolas Bro, Charlotte Munck, Patrick A. Hansen

Script Marie Østerbye

Producer Sara Namer, Morten Kjems Hytten Juhl

Production company Meta Film

Release 2024 Nov, 01

Duration 97 min.

Ulrik Torp (50) was once an aspiring young journalist, but years later after a round of layoffs and a period on welfare, he ends up in an internship at his former workplace, Dagbladet. His old colleague and now editor-in-chief, Henrik Moll, asks Torp to cover a murder of a young clerk at the Ministry of the Interior. Torp must navigate a new media reality controlled by clickbaits and the echo chambers of social media. Together with two young interns, Torp sets out to uncover a small circle of former politicians and top civil servants who spare no effort to ensure that power remains in the right hands. With the very future of Danish democracy in peril, it falls to Torp to act against the conspiracy. From director Mikkel Serup (The Chestnut Man, 2021; The Protectors, 2010) and the production company behind The Chestnut Man. KINGMAKER is a political thriller based on the book series about journalist Ulrik Torp. The film stars Anders W. Berthelsen (DNA, 2023; Daniel, 2019) in the lead alongside Nicolas Bro (Riders of Justice, 2020) and Charlotte Munck (The Shift, 2022). With a script by Marie Østerbye (The Nurse, 2023) is a topical and thrilling political thriller about the state of democracy. Ulrik Torp (50) was once an aspiring young journalist, but years later after a round of layoffs and a period on welfare, he ends up in an internship at his former workplace, Dagbladet. His old colleague and now editor-in-chief, Henrik Moll, asks Torp to cover a murder of a young clerk at the Ministry of the Interior. Torp must navigate a new media reality controlled by clickbaits and the echo chambers of social media. Together with two young interns, Torp sets out to uncover a small circle of former politicians and top civil servants who spare no effort to ensure that power remains in the right hands. With the very future of Danish democracy in peril, it falls to Torp to act against the conspiracy. From director Mikkel Serup (The Chestnut Man, 2021; The Protectors, 2010) and the production company behind The Chestnut Man. KINGMAKER is a political thriller based on the book series about journalist Ulrik Torp. The film stars Anders W. Berthelsen (DNA, 2023; Daniel, 2019) in the lead alongside Nicolas Bro (Riders of Justice, 2020) and Charlotte Munck (The Shift, 2022). With a script by Marie Østerbye (The Nurse, 2023) is a topical and thrilling political thriller about the state of democracy.


Title Kingmaker

Original title Mørkeland

Director Mikkel Serup

Country Denmark

Production year 2023

Status Production

Original language Danish, English

Cast Anders W. Berthelsen, Nicolas Bro, Charlotte Munck, Patrick A. Hansen

Script Marie Østerbye

Producer Sara Namer, Morten Kjems Hytten Juhl

Production company Meta Film

Release tbc

Duration 97 min.

Genre Political, Thriller






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