Agnieszka Holland’s 'In Darkness' and Nikolaj Arcel’s 'A Royal Affair'
Tales of Ordinary Madness
A sewer worker, who is also a thief by night, ransacks a country house, stabbing a feather-down pillow in the search for hidden loot. He’s surprised in the act by the temporary tenant, the Hitler youth whose parents have apparently appropriated the house. After a struggle, the thief escapes into the woods where he sees in passing a group of naked and terrified Jewish women, spectral in the