Duty goes beyond the battlefield
Company commander Claus Pedersen (Pilou Asbæk - Lucy, A Hijacking) and his men are stationed in an Afghan province. Meanwhile, back in Denmark, Claus’ wife Maria (Tuva Novotny - TV series Spiral) 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 fateful decision which leads to a tragedy that could seriously affect his military career and family life.
Nominated for ‘Best Foreign Language Film’ at the 2016 Academy Awards®, A WAR is a gripping and poignant film about the atrocities of modern warfare from the acclaimed director of A Hijacking.