The Charmer

Directed by Milad Alami
Film Movement
102 Minutes
Denmark, Sweden
Danish, Persian
Drama, Thriller, Romance
Not Rated

"The Charmer" is an intense psychological drama about Esmail, a young Iranian man who is desperately looking to meet women who can secure his stay in Denmark. As time is running out he falls in love with one woman as another woman's husband sets out for revenge.

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  • "Milad Alami’s superb Danish thriller, “The Charmer,” is a rebuke to the offensive stereotypes so often perpetuated by the American media. "
    Matt Fagerholm,
  • "... a topical, tightly wound slow-burner."
    Guy Lodge, Variety
  • "...cleverly balances psychological thrills with astute drama."
    Mark Adams, Screen Daily

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