Land Of Mine30th March, 2017
Based on extraordinary true events, writer/director Martin Zandvliet’s multi award-winning historical drama tells a gripping story of redemption and forgivenesss, as it follows a group of captured soldiers in Denmark in the immediate aftermath of WWII.
After the Nazi surrender in May 1945, a unit of young Germans – most barely out of their teens – are put to work by their Allied captors. With minimal training, they’re sent to locate and disarm Hitler’s munitions that still litter the beaches along Denmark’s west coast. But as the days advance, their supervisor (played by the superb Roland Møller, A Hijacking) an embittered Danish sergeant, grows more and more conflicted in his feelings towards his young charges, when compassion is the last thing his superiors wish to see extended…
2017 ACADEMY AWARD NOMINEE – Best Foreign Language Film
2016 WINNER 6 DANISH FILM AWARDS – Best Film, Director, Original Screenplay, Editing, Cinematography & Audience Prize
OPENING NIGHT FILM – Toronto International Film Festival (Platform)
NATIONAL BOARD OF REVIEW – Top 5 Foreign Language Film
2016 AUDIENCE PRIZE WINNER – AFI, Rotterdam, Gijon, Trondheim Intl Film Festivals