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A War [DVD] [2015]

  • SKU: 30824608
  • Release Date: 06/07/2016
  • Rating: R
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    Ratings & Reviews


    Overall Customer Rating:
    50% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (7 out of 14)

    Special Features


    • Behind the scenes of A War
    • Interview with Colonel Arnold Strong
    • Interview with writer/director Tobias Lindholm
    • Los Angeles Film screening reactions
    • Theatrical trailer

    Synopsis


    A War
    A military commander is forced to make a life-altering decision in an attempt to save his troops in this drama written and directed by Tobias Lindholm. Claus (Pilou Asbaek) takes drastic action for the sake of his comrades while stationed in Afghanistan, but the fallout from his choice threatens to tear apart his family back home. ~ Tom Ciampoli, Rovi

    Cast & Crew


    • Pilou Asbæk
      Pilou Asbæk - Claus Michael Pedersen
    • Tuva Novotny
      Tuva Novotny - Maria Pedersen
    • Dar Salim
      Dar Salim - Najib Bisma
    • Søren Malling
      Søren Malling - Martin R. Olsen
    • Charlotte Munck
      Charlotte Munck - Lisbeth Danning



    Customer rating

    Rating 3 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews

    50%
    would recommend to a friend

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    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      familiesgive up lot

      Posted
      theatherman
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      This commander is ask to defend the local village against the taliban forces, tthe under lying theme is while this soldier gives up alot to defend ur country military families r almost forgotten.the end is somewhat interesting..the routine mission caught in a heavy crossfire,in order to save his men. co Pederse must make a decision .that is curical. Highly recommended

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      One of the best modern war movies

      Posted
      Kevin
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      A must for any Afghanistan or even Iraq War veterans. Outstanding acting and well written script that vets certainly can relate to and understand without over dramatics typical to many mainstream movies.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

      didn't make it far

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      cterry
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      First off this movie is made in danish. We changed the language to english, and it was just hard to watch and follow. The actors mouths and the translation obviously don't match up, and that drives me crazy. We made it 20 mins in before I had to.shut it off.

      No, I would not recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

      I wish that I had rented it. Viewed once.

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      rdfreview
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      Not your typical war story. Shows the difficulty of making a quick decision on limited on hand information. Is it more important to protect your troops or risk collateral civilian casualities. Interesting to watch once but not a keeper.

      No, I would not recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

      INTERESTING MOVIE!

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      HAWGRYDER
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      THE MOVIE WAS BASED ON AN INTERESTING IDEA... HOWEVER THE FACT THAT IT WAS DANISH AND HAD TO HAVE THE AUDIO SWITCHED TO ENGLISH KIND OF MADE IT TOUGH TO WATCH AS IT DID NOT MATCH UP WELL. SORTA LIKE AN OLD GODZILLA MOVIE.

      No, I would not recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      Great Movie

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      enzso
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      One of my new favorite war movies. Great, realistic depiction of combat coupled with a moral dilemma. Cross between Black Hawk Down and Restreppo.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

      Not that great

      Posted
      Junkie12
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      Dutch is the first language. Once you switch it the English sounds horrible. Don't buy unless you know dutch

      No, I would not recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

      Ehh

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      avatar566
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      I thought it was going to be a good movie until the language and the lips didnt line up...Dubbed over.

      No, I would not recommend this to a friend


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