Worlds Apart (2008 film)
|Niels Arden Oplev
Niels Arden Oplev
Worlds Apart (Original title: To verdener) is a 2008 Danish drama directed by Niels Arden Oplev and written by Oplev and Steen Bille. The film stars Rosalinde Mynster and Pilou Asbæk. Based upon a true story, the film is about a 17-year-old Jehovah's Witness girl who struggles to reconcile her faith and her secret romance with a non-believer boy. Worlds Apart played at the 2008 Berlin International Film Festival and was submitted by Denmark for the 2009 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
Sara is a teenager who lives with her family, who are Jehovah's Witnesses. The family's devout image is questioned when the parents divorce as a consequence of the father's infidelity. One night at a party Sara meets Teis, an older boy who takes an interest in her. Teis is not a Witness, and their relationship is rejected by her father, but Sara falls in love and begins to doubt her faith. Facing ostracism from her faith and family, Sara must make the toughest choice of her young life.
|Jens Jørn Spottag
|Anders W. Berthelsen
|Sarah Juel Werner
|Hans Henrik Voetmann
|Hans Henrik Clemensen
- Worlds Apart at AllMovie
- Worlds Apart at the Internet Movie Database
- To verdener at Den Danske Film Database
- To verdener at Det Danske Filminstitut