Cleveland International Film Festival } March 22 – April 1, 2023 } Playhouse Square

Wild Men

Year: 2021
Country: DENMARK
Language: Danish
Run Time: 105 minutes

Wild Men
Wild Men
Wild Men
Wild Men
Wild Men

Modern society’s luxuries would sicken traditional Vikings of centuries past, and Martin won’t stand for it. Cloaked with animal pelts and a bow and arrows slung across his back, burly Martin retreats to the forest to restore his masculine connection to the outdoors, as his ancestors did. Although gas station conveniences and occasional cell phone use tempt his newfound purpose, Martin commits to his hunter/gatherer lifestyle. When Martin stumbles on Musa, a man on the run who’s been severely injured from a recent car accident, the unlikely pair team up to brave the wilderness. Enroute to a village deep in the woods, full of people allegedly living off the land, Martin and Musa must dodge the police search parties behind every rock and riverbend and attempt to escape Musa’s criminal associates who prefer he was dead. A laugh-out-loud thriller with an entertaining mix of dark wit, suspense, and violence, WILD MEN simply cannot be tied down. —A.B.

CIFF46 Screenings

Connor Palace

Friday, April 01, 2022 at 5:10 PM

Saturday, April 02, 2022 at 9:50 PM

Accessibility (?)
Closed Captions: No
Audio Description: No
English Subtitles: Yes

Related Event
46th CIFF College Program

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Competition
International Narrative Competition

Director
Thomas Daneskov

Producer
Lina Flint

Screenwriting
Thomas Daneskov, Morten Pape

Cinematography
Jonatan Rolf Mose

Editing
Julius Krebs Damsbo

Principal Cast
Rasmus Bjerg, Zaki Youssef, Bjørn Sundquist, Sofie Gråbøl

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Swedish American Chamber of Commerce - Ohio

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