Company commander Claus Pedersen (Pilou Asbæk) and his men are stationed in an Afghan province where they face the unrelenting pressure of fighting the Taliban while trying to protect the local civilians. Meanwhile back home Claus’ wife Maria is trying to hold everything 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.
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Ratings and Reviews
Critics Consensus: Tense, intelligent, and refreshingly low-key, A War is part frontline thriller, part courtroom drama -- and eminently effective in both regards.
Cast & Crew
- Magnolia Pictures
- © 2015 Nordisk Film Production A/S
- Danish (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
English (Subtitles), English (United States) (Stereo)