Riders of Justice

  • Feature
  • 2020
  • 116 Minutes
  • Denmark
  • Language: Danish

The deployed military man Markus has to go home to his teenage daughter, Mathilde, when his wife dies in a tragic train accident. It seems to be plain bad luck – until the mathematics geek Otto shows up with his two eccentric colleagues, Lennart and Emmenthaler. Otto was also a passenger.

Director: Anders Thomas Jensen

Screenwriter: Anders Thomas Jensen

Production Company: Zentropa Entertainments

Premier Status: National premiere



2021: Seattle International Film Festival/ Rotterdam International Film Festival

Cast and Crew

Screenwriter: Anders Thomas Jensen

Producer: Sisse Graum Jørgensen, Sidsel Hybschmann

Editor: Nicolaj Monberg, Anders Alberg

Music: Jeppe Kaas

Sound: Eddie Simonsen, Henric Andersson

DOP / Camera: Kasper Tuxen

Cast: Mads Mikkelsen, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Andrea Heick Gadeberg, Lars Brygmann


Anders Thomas Jensen

Screenwriter, director. Born 1972. Anders Thomas Jensen won an Oscar in 1999 for his short fiction film “Election Night”. Jensen wrote the screenplay “In a Better World” (2010), which won an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 2011, and he also scripted “After the Wedding”, which received an Oscar nomination in 2007. Jensen’s own feature films as director, “Flickering Lights” (2000), “The Green Butchers” (2003), “Adam’s Apples” (2005), “Men & Chicken” (2015) and “Riders of Justice” (2020).

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