A War

A War
  • 2015
  • Denmark
  • 115 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Tobias Lindholm
  • Cast: Pilou Asbaek, Tuva Novotny, Søren Malling
  • UK release: 8 January 2016

Claus (Asbaek) is the commander of a unit of Danish soldiers in Afghanistan; when his unit comes under fire, he is forced to make a split-second decision which will have fateful consequences. A first-rate moral tale from Borgen writer Lindholm, with superb work from Asbaek as the troubled soldier.

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A War

4 Jan 20164 stars

Thought-provoking military drama from Danish director Tobias Lindholm

Anyone that’s followed Danish drama recently can’t fail to be impressed by Tobias Lindholm. One of the screenwriters behind TV’s political maelstrom Borgen, he was also the co-scribe of Thomas Vinterberg’s child abuse-themed nail-biter The Hunt. Now he…

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