A War / Krigen

Tobias Lindholm (DK, 2015)

Krigen (Tobias Lindholm, DK, 2015)

Company commander Claus Michael 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.

CategoryDK/Feature
GenreDrama

Basic information

Danish titleKrigen
DirectorTobias Lindholm
ScreenplayTobias Lindholm
Director of PhotographyMagnus Nordenhof Jønck
EditorAdam Nielsen
Production designerThomas Greve
Danish theatrical release10.09.2015
Production countryDenmark
Duration115 min.
Production companyNordisk Film Production A/S
In collaboration with DR, Studio Canal
Domestic distribution Nordisk Film Biografdistribution
International saleStudiocanal / 1, Place du Spectacle / 92130 Issy Les Moulineaux / France
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Additional information

Danish ratingAllowed for children over the age of 15

Full credits

Direction
Tobias LindholmDirection
Script
Tobias LindholmScreenplay
Production
René EzraProducer
Tomas RadoorProducer
Henrik ZeinExecutive producer
Lena HaugaardExecutive producer
Ron HalpernExecutive producer
Cinematography
Magnus Nordenhof JønckDirector of Photography
Editing
Adam NielsenEditor
Music
Production design
Thomas GreveProduction design
Wardrobe
Louize NissenCostume designer
Makeup
Bjørg SerupHair and makeup designer
Sound
Morten GreenSound design
Appearance
Pilou AsbækClaus Michael Pedersen
Tuva NovotnyMaria Pedersen
Søren MallingMartin R. Olsen
Charlotte MunckKajsa Danning
Dar SalimNajib Bisma
Dulfi Al-JabouriLufti "Lasse" Hassan
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Awards and nominations

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Award Year Festivals
Best Film 2016 Würzburg International Film Weekend 2016
Best Leading Actress 2016 Danmarks Film Akademi Robert-uddeling 2016
Nominated Best Foreign Film 2016 Los Angeles, Oscar Academy 2016
Peace Film Prize 2016 Munich International Film Festival 2016
Special Mention:
Tobias Lindholm
2015 Zagreb Film Festival 2015

Festival screenings

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Festivals Festival date
Segovia European Film Festival 16-11-2016
Sevilla Festival de Cine 04-11-2016
Helsinki Film Festival 15-09-2016
Melbourne Film Festival 28-07-2016
Wellington - New Zealand Film Festival 22-07-2016
Yerevan, Golden apricot Int. FF 10-07-2016
Jerusalem Int. Film Festival 07-07-2016
Shanghai International Film Festival 11-06-2016
Transilvania International Film Festival 27-05-2016
Moscow - Royal Danish Embassy 20-04-2016
Beijing International Film Festival 08-04-2016
Vilnius International Film Festival 31-03-2016
Sofia International Film Festival 10-03-2016
Luxembourg City Film Festival 25-02-2016
Göteborg International Film Festival 29-01-2016
Tromsø International Film Festival 18-01-2016
Los Angeles Scandinavian Film Festival ASFLA 09-01-2016
Palm Springs International Film Festival 01-01-2016
Zagreb Film Festival 14-11-2015
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 13-11-2015
Los Angeles, AFI Int. Festival 05-11-2015
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 04-11-2015
Sao Paulo Int. Film Festival 22-10-2015
Reykjavik Film Festival 24-09-2015
Zürich Film Festival 24-09-2015
Venice International Film Festival 02-09-2015
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Varia (Ekstra Bladet - Kastrup, 27 February 2016)

Varia (BT - Skaaning Andersen, 17 January 2016)

Varia (Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten - Enggaard, 17 January 2016)

Varia (Politiken, 16 January 2016)

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Varia (Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten - Enggaard, 15 January 2016)

Interview (BT - Seeberg, 15 January 2016)

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Varia (Kristeligt Dagblad - Ritzau, 22 December 2015)

Artikel (Berlingske Tidende - Lindberg, 22 December 2015)

Anmeldelse (Børsen - Dürr, 9 November 2015)

Artikel (Børsen - Solgaard, 9 November 2015)

Varia (Politiken - Lykkeberg, 17 October 2015)

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Artikel (BT - Seeberg, 14 September 2015)

Interview (BT - Seeberg, 14 September 2015)

Anmeldelse (Weekendavisen - Boye, 11 September 2015)

Artikel (Weekendavisen - Wivel, 11 September 2015)

Anmeldelse (BT - Høeg, 10 September 2015)

Anmeldelse (Berlingske Tidende - Lindberg, 10 September 2015)

Artikel (Berlingske Tidende - Wendt Jensen, 10 September 2015)

Interview (Berlingske Tidende - Wendt Jensen, 10 September 2015)

Anmeldelse (Kristeligt Dagblad - Wivel, 10 September 2015)

Anmeldelse (Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten - Sommer Boysen, 10 September 2015)

Anmeldelse (Politiken - Skotte Christensen, 10 September 2015)

Artikel (Berlingske Tidende - Brøndum, 9 September 2015)

Varia (Politiken - Frank Rasmussen, 7 September 2015)

Interview (Politiken - Thorsen, 5 September 2015)

Interview (Politiken - Thorsen, 5 September 2015)

Interview (Politiken - Thorsen, 5 September 2015)

Artikel (Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten - Aaen, 5 September 2015)

Artikel (Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten - Aaen, 5 September 2015)

Varia (Politiken - Weddel-Bollmann, 5 September 2015)

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Varia (Politiken - Weddel-Bollmann, 5 September 2015)

Artikel (Ekstra Bladet - Kastrup, 5 September 2015)

Artikel (Ekstra Bladet - Kastrup, 5 September 2015)

Varia (Politiken - Skotte Christensen, 2 September 2015)

Varia (Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten, 2 September 2015)

Varia (Politiken - Skotte Christensen, 30 July 2015)

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