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Contest: A War advance screening

Screen Shot 2016-02-16 at 8.34.11 PM Advance screening: Thursday, February 18th at 7:30pm at the Ritz Bourse

We’re giving away a bunch of pairs of passes to see A War before it comes out in theaters. To enter to win, send us an email with your full name and address and tell us your favorite zombie movie! Winners will be chosen at random, only one entry per household please.

Company commander Claus M. Pedersen (Pilou Asbæk) and his men are stationed in an Afghan province. Meanwhile back in Denmark Claus’ wife Maria (Tuva Novotny) 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.

In 2010 Tobias Lindholm both helmed and wrote the prison drama R, which was a collaborative work with director Michael Noer. The same year, he served as episode writer on the hit series BORGEN (2010) and in 2012 he wrote and directed A HIJACKING, which received both national and international acclaim, winning a Critics' Award (Bodil) for Best Danish Film as well as five Danish Academy Awards (Robert).

As Lindholm did with R and A HIJACKING, he once again employs those who have been closest to the conflict. In A WAR he uses Danish soldiers and Taliban warriors, relatives and refugees, as he strives towards realism.

A WAR is a 2015 Academy Award nominee for Best Foreign Language Film.

A War review

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