A War (Krigen)
Company commander Claus M. Pedersen and his men are stationed in the Helmand province. When they 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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November 29, 2016 In human terms, A War's moral calculus might seem a bit off, but the point certainly hits home -- in the age of "precision" remote-controlled weaponry and guerrilla ambushes, war crimes have become all too easy to commit.Read in Source
Sunday Times (UK)
December 19, 2016 [In its early stages,] it is absorbing and occasionally tense. Its second half, however, is disappointing.Read in Source
Antagony & Ecstasy
December 05, 2016 Pilou Asbæk is extraordinary, a bundle of tense, scared misery and self-hatred.Read in Source
San Diego Reader
February 26, 2016 Writer-director Tobias Lindholm's latest is a microcosmic and finely wrought war story in which everyone has their reasons.Read in Source
February 25, 2016 [It] may ... be among the best war movies of all time.Read in Source
February 25, 2016 Only in the second half, after the commander is accused of a war crime and returns home to stand trial, do these two worlds merge and their respective realities clash, with sobering results.Read in Source
December 13, 2016 If A War can't, at the last, land the gutpunch of its predecessor, it scores points enough to provide a worthy watch -- and to confirm its writer-director as among the preeminent agonised consciences in contemporary world cinema.Read in Source
February 26, 2016 Ethically challenging and occasionally brutal, "A War" explores the dicey nature of decisions made in the heat of battle and the grim consequences that may follow.Read in Source
Fort Worth Star-Telegram/DFW.com
March 17, 2016 The haunting and stark A War may be [Tobias Lindholm's] most striking and effective work yetRead in Source
February 25, 2016 It's intense without becoming simplistic, and the actors stay focused as the viewpoints shift.Read in Source
December 12, 2016 Deeply troubling and appropriately ambiguous, A War is a fine and sobering movie.Read in Source
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