Kapgang (Speed walking in the english version) is a 2014 Danish drama film directed by Niels Arden Oplev. It is based on a novel of the same name by Morten Kirkskov. In 1976 in provincial Denmark, 14-year-old Martin (Villads Bøye) is about to be confirmed when his mother dies of cancer. The weeks leading up to his confirmation are difficult and turbulent, as Martin’s father and older brother are distraught and Martin must try to keep the family together. In addition, he must deal with his feelings for Kristine. The film is set in 1970s in a Danish province where the grown ups are under the effect of porn liberation moment while Martin has to deal with his confused sexuality.

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