The film is Zentropa’s fourth and final instalment of the Department Q crime series based on Danish author Jussi Adler-Olsen’s thrillers.
The Purity of Vengeance (Journal 64) opens with a horrifying discovery: In an older apartment in Copenhagen, behind a fake wall, builders find three mummified bodies sitting around a dining table with a free space ready. Carl Mørck and Assad from Department Q now must find out who the mummies are and who the fourth setting is for.
Stars of the previous instalments Nikolaj Lie Kaas and Fares Fares will be joined by Nicolas Bro, Vibeke Hastrup, Anders Hove and Elliott Crosset Hove. In other featured roles are Fanny Leander Bornedal and Clara Rosager. The Purity of Vengeance is directed by Christoffer Boe from a screenplay by Bo Hr. Hansen, Nikolaj Arcel and Mikkel Nørgaard.