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A War 2015 15

115 mins Denmark Director. Tobias Lindholm

Danish military commander Pedersen (Pilou Asbaek) makes a tough decision on an Afghan battlefield, and then has to defend himself against accusations of war crimes upon returning home. Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 2016 Academy Awards, this sensitive and intelligent drama from the makers of A Hijacking approaches the Afghanistan war in entirety, looking as its effects on the whole of Danish society.

Devoting as much of its attention to the struggles of Pedersen’s wife back home as it does on combat scenes, A War looks at how the advent of war affects the moral judgement of everyone touched by the conflict, not just those serving on the frontline.

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Directed by

Tobias Lindholm


Søren Malling

Tuva Novotny

Pilou Asbaek


Drama War


Oscars - Best Foreign Language Film


15 strong injury detail, strong language





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