Krigen (A War)
Total project grant (euros)
Call publication date
1 Oct 2015
1 Dec 2015
Result publication date
25 Apr 2016
UK release date
8 Jan 2016
Krigen (A War) is a Danish war drama written and directed by Tobias Lindholm (Borgen, A Hijacking), and starring Pilou Asbæk and Søren Malling. It tells the story of a Danish military commander, who is accused for civil murder in Afghanistan, while trying to save his squad.
The film was nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy Awards.
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