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A War

Tobias Lindholm, Denmark, 2015

115 min.DK/FeatureDrama

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.
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Original title Krigen
Danish title Krigen
Other titles A War
Director Tobias Lindholm
Screenplay Tobias Lindholm
Producer René Ezra, Tomas Radoor
Director of Photography Magnus Nordenhof Jønck
Editor Adam Nielsen
Sound Morten Green, Jonas Langkilde
Composer Sune Rose Wagner
Production designer Thomas Greve
Casting Tanja Grundwald
Appearances Pilou Asbæk, Tuva Novotny, Søren Malling, Charlotte Munck
Production country Denmark
Dialogue language Danish,Pashto
Production companies Nordisk Film Production A/S
Domestic distribution Nordisk Film Biografdistribution
International sales Studiocanal / 1, Place du Spectacle / 92130 Issy Les Moulineaux
Danish theatrical release 10.09.2015
Cinemas CinemaxX/Fisketorvet, Nordisk Film Biografer/Dagmar, Empire, Nordisk Film Biografer/Falkonér, Nordisk Film Biografer/Fields, Grand Teatret, Nordisk Film Biografer/Palads, Nordisk Film Biografer/Taastrup, Nordisk Film Biografer/Lyngby, Nordisk Film Biografer/Aarhus, CinemaxX/Aarhus, Nordisk Film Biografer/Trøjborg, Nordisk Film Biografer/Aalborg, Nordisk Film Biografer/Odense, Café Biografen/Odense, CinemaxX/Odense, Nordisk Film Biografer/Esbjerg, Fredericia, Helsingør, Nordisk Film Biografer/Herning, Nordisk Film Biografer/Hillerød, Hjørring/Biocenter, Holstebro, Horsens, Nordisk Film Biografer/Kolding, Middelfart, Nordisk Film Biografer/Nykøbing Falster, Nordisk Film Biografer/Næstved, Nordisk Film Biografer/Randers, Roskilde, Silkeborg, Slagelse, Svendborg, Vejle, Viborg, Albertslund, Atlas/Rødovre, Baltoppen, Birkerød, Bjerringbro, Dragør, Fakse, Frederikshavn, Frederikssund, Faaborg/Helios-Teatret, Gentofte, Gladsaxe, Glostrup, Grenaa, Grindsted, Haderslev, Hadsten, Hammel, Hobro, Holbæk, Hornslet, Humlebæk, Ikast, Ishøj, Kalundborg, Karup, Kastrup, Kerteminde, Klovborg, Korsør, Køge, Lemvig, Løgstør, Mørkøv, Nyborg, Nykøbing Mors, Nørre Åby, Park Bio/Østerbro, Holte, Ringkøbing, Ringsted, Rudkøbing Bio/Langeland, Rødby, Rødding, Rønne, Skanderborg, Skibby, Skive, Sorø, Stege, Struer, Søllested, Sønderborg, Thisted, Toftlund, Tønder, Vanløse, Varde, Viften/Rødovre, Vig, Vordingborg, Værløse, Aabenraa, Aars
Comment Oscar-nominated for Best Foreign Language, following screenings at Venice, Göteborg and Toronto Film Festival. Third feature by Tobias Lindholm following 'R' (2010), Dragon Award-winner at Göteborg, and 'A Hijacking' (2012) which premiered at Venice, Toronto and Göteborg.
DFI subsidy Konsulentstøtte
Danish rating Allowed for children over the age of 15

Companies

Production companies Nordisk Film Production A/S
With support from Det Danske Filminstitut, Nordisk Film & TV Fond
In collaboration with DR, StudioCanal
Domestic distribution Nordisk Film Biografdistribution

Direction

Direction Tobias Lindholm
1st assistant director Anders Barlebo
Casting Tanja Grundwald
Casting: children Jette Termann
Extras coordinator Anita Juel Lystbæk
Consultant Martin Tamm Andersen
Consultant Torben Koch
Consultant Kristian Kirk Petersen
Voice casting Lena Paaske

Script

Screenplay Tobias Lindholm
Storyboard Sune Elskær
Translation Oliver Ussing

Production

Producer René Ezra
Producer Tomas Radoor
Executive producer Henrik Zein
Executive producer Lena Haugaard
Executive producer Olivier Courson
Executive producer Ron Halpern
Line producer Maj-Britt Paulmann Dalsgaard
Production coordinator Cecilie Anna Christiansen
Location manager Claus Nielsen
Post-production supervisor Mette Høst Hansen
Location assistant Rasmus Rise
Production assistant Katrine Juul Svendsgaard
Production manager: 2. unit Claus Willadsen
Location scout: 2. unit Rasmus Rise
Post-producton coordinator Jacob Bang Clemmensen
Junior producer Zire Schucany
Producer's assistant Matilda Appelin
Producer's assistant Lea Lykke

Cinematography

Director of Photography Magnus Nordenhof Jønck
First assistant camera Andreas Clemens Krohn
Clapper Simon Sumborg
2nd cinematographer Ian N. Tomkins
First camera assistant, Second Camera Henrik Lyngbo
Key grip Christian Brøndum
Camera assistant Jan Bastian Muñoz Marthinsen
Clapper: 2. unit Jan Bastian Muñoz Marthinsen

Stills

Still photographer Per Arnesen
Still photographer Nikolaj Møller

Electrical dept.

Gaffer Aslak Lytthans
Best boy Tue Bengtsson
Gaffer: 2. unit Frank Omø
Best boy: 2. unit Torben Brent Wenneberg

Editing

Editor Adam Nielsen
B-editor Peter Brandt
Assistant editor Liv Lynge
Trailer editor Carla Luffe Heintzelmann

Music

Composer Sune Rose Wagner

Production design

Production designer Thomas Greve
Property master Rasmus Koch
Set decorator Jesper Hyllested
Assistant set dresser Anne Marie Vagner
Painter Birgitte Thiesen
Assistant set dresser Simon Koefoed Schwartz
Assistant set dresser Ida Klarskov
Assistant set dresser Kristina Kovacs

Wardrobe

Costume designer Louize Nissen

Makeup

Hair and makeup designer Bjørg Serup
SFX makeup Paul McGuiness
Hairdresser Bettina Lervig
Makeup artist Charlotte Laustsen

Sound

Sound designer Morten Green
Sound engineer Jonas Langkilde
Boom operator Dan Isager Nielsen
B-sound designer: post-production Oskar Skriver
Foley artist Torben Greve

Visual effects

Online Daði Jónsson
Grading Peter Diemar
VFX supervisor Thomas Øhlenschlæger
Compositing Michael Holm
Compositing Dann Sandgreen
Compositing Gregers Dircknick-Holmefeld
Graphic design Lasse Strøm
DCP mastering Thomas Caspersen
Art Director Mette Ohlendorff

Appearance

Claus Michael Pedersen Pilou Asbæk
Maria Pedersen Tuva Novotny
Martin R. Olsen Søren Malling
Kajsa Danning Charlotte Munck
Najib Bisma Dar Salim
Lufti "Lasse" Hassan Dulfi Al-Jabouri
Figne Cecilie Elise Søndergaard
Julius Adam Chessa
Elliot Andreas Buch Borgwardt
Ulla Petrine Agger
Michael Chidekel Martin Tamm Andersen
Kenneth "Slagter" Jensen Christian "Krølle" Pedersen
Nikolai Jones André Fog Sørensen
Danny Sørensen Daniel Ulvedal Jensen
Peter Rytter David Barrett
C. Nielsen Siems Christopher Siemssen
Katrine Jensen Marie Elver Windekilde
Lars Holm Jonas Dienstrup
Brian Brask Philip Sem Dambæk
Jeppe Gram Peter Skjerbæk
Therkel Sand Jakob Frølund
René Skovgaard Mikkel Sloth Wismann
Andreas Dybdal Heine Kaarsberg
Adam Nielsen Nikolaj Seefeld Mortensen
Oberst William Hjort Peter Heering
Anders Holm Alex Høgh Andersen
Dommer Marianne Levy
Domsmand 1 Per Laudrup
Domsmand 2 Bent Aa Frederiksen
Auditørfuldmægtig 1 Anders Rohde
Auditørfuldmægtig 2 Ali Erkek
SFO-leder Birgitte Persson
Læge Hans Gottlieb
Sygeplejersker Chenxi Huang

Awards and nominations

Award Year Festival
Peace Film Prize 2016 München International Film Festival 2016

Festival screenings

Festival Festival date
Sevilla Festival de Cine 2016-11-04
Helsinki Film Festival - Love & Anarchy 2016-09-15
Melbourne Film Festival 2016-07-28
Wellington - New Zealand Film Festival 2016-07-22
Jerusalem Int. Film Festival 2016-07-07
Shanghai International Film Festival 2016-06-11
Transilvania International Film Festival 2016-05-27
Moscow - Royal Danish Embassy 2016-04-20
Beijing International Film Festival 2016-04-08
Vilnius International Film Festival 2016-03-31
Sofia International Film Festival 2016-03-10
Göteborg International Film Festival 2016-01-29
Palm Springs International Film Festival 2016-01-01
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2015-11-13
Los Angeles, AFI Int. Festival 2015-11-05
Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage 2015-11-04
Sao Paulo Int. Film Festival 2015-10-22
Zürich Film Festival 2015-09-24
Reykjavik Film Festival 2015-09-24
Venice International Film Festival 2015-09-02
Det Danske Filminstitut registrerer international festivaldeltagelse og priser til danske film, dog primært de titler, som Filminstituttet varetager i sin festivaldistribution, og primært i forbindelse med de festivaler, som Filminstituttet har prioriteret at samarbejde med. Registreringen af festivaldeltagelse og priser til danske film, der ikke er i festivaldistribution, foretages kun for "launch"-festivaler ifølge Filminstituttets prioriterede festivalliste. Se listen over prioriterede festivaler.

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Type Source Author Date
Varia Ekstra Bladet Kastrup, Kim 2016-02-27
Varia BT Skaaning Andersen, Olav 2016-01-17
Varia Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten Enggaard, Michael 2016-01-17
Varia Politiken 2016-01-16
Varia Berlingske Tidende Berlingske 2016-01-16
Varia Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten Enggaard, Michael 2016-01-15
Interview BT Seeberg, Keenan 2016-01-15
Varia Berlingske Tidende Carstensen, Ivar 2016-01-15
Varia Politiken Skotte, Kim 2016-01-15
Varia Politiken Skotte, Kim 2016-01-15
Varia BT Ritzau 2016-01-13
Varia BT Ritzau 2016-01-08
Artikel Politiken Skotte Christensen, Kim 2015-12-29
Artikel Politiken Benner, Torben 2015-12-28
Artikel Information Monggaard, Christian 2015-12-22
Varia Kristeligt Dagblad Ritzau 2015-12-22
Artikel Berlingske Tidende Lindberg, Kristian 2015-12-22
Anmeldelse Børsen Morten Durr 2015-11-09
Artikel Børsen Solgaard, Michael 2015-11-09
Varia Politiken Rune Lykkeberg 2015-10-17
Varia Information Holger K Nielsen 2015-10-16
Varia Politiken Lotte Thorsen 2015-09-24
Varia Ekstra Bladet 2015-09-24
Varia Ekstra Bladet 2015-09-24
Varia Ekstra Bladet 2015-09-24
Artikel BT Kenan Seeberg 2015-09-14
Interview BT Kenan Seeberg 2015-09-14
Anmeldelse Weekendavisen Asker Hedegaard Boye 2015-09-11
Artikel Weekendavisen Klaus Wivel 2015-09-11
Anmeldelse BT Henning Hoeeg 2015-09-10
Anmeldelse Berlingske Tidende Kristian Lindberg 2015-09-10
Artikel Berlingske Tidende Jacob Wendt Jensen 2015-09-10
Interview Berlingske Tidende Jacob Wendt Jensen 2015-09-10
Anmeldelse Kristeligt Dagblad Henrik Wivel 2015-09-10
Anmeldelse Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten Katrine Sommer Boysen 2015-09-10
Anmeldelse Politiken Kim Skotte 2015-09-10
Artikel Berlingske Tidende Christian Broendum 2015-09-09
Varia Politiken Nanna Frank Rasmussen 2015-09-07
Interview Politiken Lotte Thorsen 2015-09-05
Interview Politiken Lotte Thorsen 2015-09-05
Interview Politiken Lotte Thorsen 2015-09-05
Artikel Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten Josefine Aaen 2015-09-05
Artikel Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten Josefine Aaen 2015-09-05
Varia Politiken Weddel-Bollmann, Johannes Christian 2015-09-05
Varia Politiken Weddel-Bollmann, Johannes Christian 2015-09-05
Artikel Ekstra Bladet Kim Kastrup 2015-09-05
Artikel Ekstra Bladet Kim Kastrup 2015-09-05
Varia Politiken Kim Skotte 2015-09-02
Varia Morgenavisen Jyllandsposten Morgenavisen Jyllands POsten 2015-09-02
Varia Politiken Katrine Hornstrup Yde 2015-08-20
Varia Politiken Kim Skotte 2015-07-30