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Once Upon a War (1966)

Der var engang en krig (original title)
A young boy grows up during the German occupation of Denmark in World War II.

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Ole Busck ...
Tim
Kjeld Jacobsen ...
The Father
Astrid Villaume ...
The Mother
Katja Miehe-Renard ...
Kate
Birgit Bendix Madsen ...
Jane
Christian Gottschalch ...
Bedstefaderen
Yvonne Ingdal ...
Lis
Karen Marie Løwert ...
Lis' mor
Gregers Ussing ...
Frank
Jan Heinig Hansen ...
Markus
Birgit Brüel ...
Markus' mor
Jørgen Beck ...
Vennen
Elsa Kourani ...
Vennens kone
Henry Skjær ...
Rektor
Holger Perfort ...
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A young boy grows up during the German occupation of Denmark in World War II.

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16 November 1966 (Denmark)  »

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Once There Was a War  »

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Wonderful
1 October 2002 | by (DK) – See all my reviews

Using the WW2 as a background, for a much more universal and timeless story is not try often, but here you see a wonderful poetic story with perfect acting. Kjeld Jacobsen has his best role, and Willaume, Brusck, Miehe-Renard and Ingdal is all great. Funny, beautiful and classic - Rifbjerg/Schmidts best. 9/10


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