Company commander Claus Michael Pedersen and his men are stationed in an Afghan province. Meanwhile, back in Denmark, Claus' wife Maria 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 the director’s third feature, Tobias Lindholm reunites with actors Pilou Asbæk and Søren Malling from A Hijacking, a critical hit at Venice and Toronto. Lindholm has written several episodes for the international hit series Borgen (2009-13). Co-writer with Thomas Vinterberg on the director’s two latest films, Submarino (2010, Berlinale Competition) and Cannes winner The Hunt (2013), and upcoming The Commune (2015). Made his directorial debut with R, co-directed with Michael Noer. Among Variety’s 10 Directors to Watch in 2013.
Pilou Asbæk, Tuva Novotny, Søren Malling, Charlotte Munck
René Ezra, Tomas Radoor