Alarm dispatcher Asger Holm answers an emergency call from a kidnapped woman. When the call is suddenly disconnected, the search for the woman and her kidnapper begins. With the phone as his only tool, Asger enters a race against time to save the endangered woman. But soon he realizes that he is dealing with a crime that is far bigger than he first thought.
Gustav Möller’s Den skyldige, or in international territories The Guilty, is a simplistic masterstroke of cinematic intensity and atmospheric narrative. Taking place primarily in one claustrophobic albeit vastly atmospheric setting at an emergency service office with desk jockey Asger Holm, played by the extravagantly