Sunday, May 10, 2020
East Building, SECU Auditorium
(2016) Written and directed by Martin Zandvliet. (100 min.) R
German and Danish with English subtitles
In the aftermath of WW2, a group of German POWs discovers their war has not ended when they are forced into the lethal task of clearing thousands of land mines from Danish beaches. Their overseer, a Danish officer, struggles with his anger and thirst for revenge while supervising his charges.
Based upon actual events, “the film works as a moving anti-war essay and as a gripping thriller” (Hollywood Reporter).