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Flame and Citron

Flame and Citron
  • 2008
  • Denmark/Czech Republic/Germany
  • 130 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Ole Christian Madsen
  • Written by: Ole Christian Madsen, Lars K Andersen
  • Cast: Thure Lindhardt, Mads Mikkelsen, Jesper Christensen, Peter Mygind, Stine Stengade
  • Language: Danish / German
  • Website: www.flammenogcitronen.dk

Staid and overly self-conscious film that aims to demystify two of Denmark's big war heroes - Flammen (Lindhardt) and Citronen (Mikkelsen). A big hit in Denmark, where the two fighters belonging to the Holder Danske WWII resistance group are legends, the film will have less significance to an international audience or to anyone without a specialist interest in WWII.

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Flame and Citron

5 Mar 20092 stars

THRILLER World War II is so en vogue right now. Sixty years after the end of the war and the movie world has decided it no longer needs to trot out The Dam Busters line that the allies were all heroes and all Germans were Nazis. Recently we’ve had…

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