Directed By Vicente Amorim

Drama / THINKFilm / Dec 31, 2008 (Limited)

A literary professor and decent family man, John Halder (Mortensen) explores his personal circumstances in a novel advocating compassionate euthanasia. When the book is unexpectedly enlisted by powerful political figures in support of government propaganda, Halder finds his career rising in an optimistic current of nationalism and prosperity. Seemingly inconsequential decisions lead to choices, which lead to more choices...with eventually devastating effect.

The cast includes Viggo Mortensen, Jodie Whittaker, Jason Isaacs, Mark Strong, Steven Mackintosh and Gemma Jones.