The Danish movie The Escape is shown on the European Union Film Festival taking place in Kuala Lumpur November 10th to November 20th and in Penang November 23rd to 30th.
For at description of the festival’s movies and time and places of showing please go to the festival website.
In the Danish Movie The Escape play among others Iben Hjejle, Lars Mikkelsen and Faegh Zamani.
The Danish journalist Rikke Lyngvig is taken hostage in Afghanistan by a terror group. With help from one of the terorists, the young Nazir, Rikke manages to escape. On her return, she is soon declared the Danish Jessica Lynch and her career is launched into the spotlight. All the while Nazir flees from Afgahnistan, heading for Denmark. When he finally seeks out Rikke, she is shocked and torn. Is she willing to help the man who threatened to kill her, and to jeopardize her now-found career? Their tumultuous encounter turns into an ill-fated confrontation with their own demons and a nation driven by a hunger for sensation and political populism.