The Will
1. February 2012

Who will inherit? A danish Hollywood drama from the outskirts of Denmark

“Regarding documentary:
I have noticed that you seek a story for a documentary…
I come from a wealthy family where my entire upbringing has been influenced by failure and scandals. Now my Grandpa is dying and I am set to inherit millions.
A new beginning?”
Henrik aka. Lux Lucis

Henrik has great problems. His girlfriend has left him, his drugs-and alcohol abuse is out of control and is in deep debt. When everything seems most bleak and his problems almost insurmountable, a new door to a new life is opened. The wealthy Grandpa of Henrik dies and leaves him a fortune. But the promise of money is the start of a true war in Henrik’s family and many years og failure and betrayal is revealed…

Nominated for a Robert + Bodil Award 2012.
Winner of Danish DOX:Award og udtaget til IDFA 2011.


Production: Copenhagen Bombay
Country: Denmark 2011
Length: 84 minutes
Language: Danish
Distribution in collaboration with: Copenhagen Bombay


Om instruktøren(-erne)
Christian Sønderby Jepsen (født Denmark, 1977)

Director Christian Sønderby Jepsen did his first feature length film “The will” in 2012. He is educated from The Danish Film Institute in 2007, where he graduated with the award winning and highly acclaimed “Side by side”. 2013 “Ties of blood” ( Blodets bånd) Co-directed with Pernille Bervald Jørgensen.