A War | TIFF

A War

Krigen (Denmark)

Directed by:
Tobias Lindholm
Duration:
12h:00m
TIFF edition:
2016
Category:
Synopsis:

Company commander Claus M. Pedersen and his men are stationed in an Afghan province. Meanwhile back in Denmark Claus' wife Maria 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.

Festivals:
Veneţia  2015 (Orizzonti), Zurich 2015, Reykjavik 2015, Göteborg 2016, Sofia 2016
 
Awards:

Best Foreign Language Film nomination - Academy Awards 2016

 
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