Another Danish family drama, this one involving a Billionaire, his wife and family, and an idealistic teacher of orphans living in the slums of Bombay. Plot-wise, this is a predictable mish mash of tragic situations, deceit, powerplays and reconciliation. The film’s actors, however, bring such raw, powerful performances that the story limitations are for the most part forgotten about.
Some of the scenes are downright devastating, as the various characters come to terms with their own choices. It’s not nearly as spectacular of other contemporary Danish films, but the craft and acting bring it above the genre in which it slips.