The Penultimate

A Kafkaesque tale about an insignificant water inspector who arrives at a giant remote building to register the residents’ water meters. Before he knows of it, he finds himself trapped inside the building facing an “Alice in NO-Wonderland”-like maze of obstacles. In his attempt to escape, perception of reality, the rational, and the remnants of his human existence are turned upside down.

Original title: Den Næstsidste

Director: Jonas Kærup Hjort

Producers: Rikke Tambo

Produced by: Tambo Film, Chezville

Supported by: New Danish Screen, Det Norske Filminstitut, Den Vestdanske Filmpulje, Mediefondet Zefyr

Type: feature film

Year of production: 2021

Festivals and awards: Selected for EAVE 2018, Haugesund Co-Pro Market 2018, Torino Extended Creative Lab 2018, Selected for MIA C EU SOON – Winner, Screen International Award 2020. Premiered at Tallin Black Nights 2020, Selected for CPH PIX Talent Award 2020/21, Selected for Hong Kong International Film Festival Young Cinema Competition 2021, Nominated in Best Photography and Production Design at ROBERT awards 2022




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