A War (Krigen) Movie

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A War (Krigen)


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2016 | R | Drama War

Company commander Claus M. Pedersen (Pilou Asbæk) and his men are stationed in an Afghan province. Meanwhile back in Denmark Claus’ wife Maria (Tuva Novotny) is trying to hold everyday life togethe...

U.S. Release Date

A War (Krigen) release date was Friday, April 8, 2016. This was a Limited in theaters release.

On DVD

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

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Pilou Asbæk
Claus M. Pedersen
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Directed by

Tobias Lindholm

Screenwriter

Tobias Lindholm

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Rating MPAA

R for language and some war related images

Storyline

Company commander Claus M. Pedersen (Pilou Asbæk) and his men are stationed in an Afghan province. Meanwhile back in Denmark Claus’ wife Maria (Tuva Novotny) is trying to hold everyday life together with a husband at war and three children missing their father. During a routine mission, the soldiers are caught in heavy crossfire and in order to save his men, Claus makes a decision that has grave consequences for him - and his family back home.
official plot version from magpictures.com

Trivia & Production Notes

  • The film premiered at the 2015 Venice Film Festival where The Playlist's Jessica Kiang called it a "bruising two hours of you-are-there cinema."

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