The film is set in Afghanistan in 2009. The main character, Claus Pedersen, is a Danish soldier who is sent on a mission to find a missing Danish soldier. The mission goes wrong and Claus is captured by the Taliban. He is tortured and humiliated, but he refuses to give up any information. Eventually, he is released and returns home to Denmark. However, he is not the same person he was before. He is haunted by the memories of his time in captivity and he struggles to adjust to life back home. The film explores the psychological effects of war on soldiers and their families.

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A War (2015)

War/Drama/Crime · 1h 55m

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The film is set in Afghanistan in 2009. The main character, Claus Pedersen, is a Danish soldier who is sent on a mission to find a missing Danish soldier. The mission goes wrong and Claus is captured by the Taliban. He is tortured and humiliated, but he refuses to give up any information. Eventually, he is released and returns home to Denmark. However, he is not the same person he was before. He is haunted by the memories of his time in captivity and he struggles to adjust to life back home. The film explores the psychological effects of war on soldiers and their families.

Where to Watch

Status

Released

Languages

Danish, Arabic, English

Country

Denmark

Production Companies

Nordisk Film Production, AZ Celtic Films
Cast
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Pilou Asbæk

Claus Michael Pedersen
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Tuva Novotny

Maria Pedersen
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Alex Høgh Andersen

Anders
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Dar Salim

Najib Bisma
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Søren Malling

Martin R. Olsen
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Charlotte Munck

Lisbeth Danning
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Dulfi Al-Jabouri

Lutfi Hassan
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Phillip Sem Dambæk

Brian Brask
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Jakob Frølund

Terkel Sand
Crew
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Tobias Lindholm

Director
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Tobias Lindholm

Writer
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

A War

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

6/7/2016

Disc Title Front Cover

A War

(Blu-ray)

6/10/2017

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