A War | reviewed by: William O'Donnell | January 21, 2022
entertainment value
The burden of humanity, tested at all turns during and after war. Death created to save lives. Contradictions eating at the characters.
genre Crime | Drama | foreign
synopsis Company commander Claus Michael Pedersen and his men are stationed in Helmand, Afghanistan. Meanwhile back in Denmark, with a husband at war and three children missing their father, everyday life is a struggle for Claus' wife Maria. During a routine mission, the soldiers are caught in heavy Taliban crossfire. In order to save his men, Claus makes a decision that ultimately sees him return to Denmark accused of a war crime.
lead actors Pilou Asbæk | Tuva Novotny | Søren Malling | Charlotte Munck | Dar Salim | Dulfi Al-Jabouri | Alex Høgh Andersen | Jakob Frølund | Phillip Sem Dambæk | Petrine Agger | Martin Tamm Andersen | Christian 'Krolle' Pedersen | Andre Fog Sorensen
director Tobias Lindholm