You know him as Hannibal Lecter, now see him in his first film and one of his latest as World Movies focuses on the talented Danish export Mads Mikkelsen.
Monday 18 August 8.30pm: Pusher (Denmark, 1996)
A failed drug deal lands Frank in debt to a ruthless and dangerous Copenhagen drug lord. Mads Mikkelsen stars in the first film in director Nicolas Winding Refn’s gritty, violent and chilling crime trilogy.
Tuesday 19 August 8.30pm: Michael Kohlhaas (France, 2013) Australian Television Premiere
An epic drama set in 16th century France against a backdrop of feudalism in decline, Michael Kohlhaas stars Mads Mikkelsen as a well-to-do horse merchant who resorts to fanatical and violent extremes to obtain justice after a nobleman openly and illegally humiliates him by stealing two of his horses.