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The Warrior's Heart (1992)

Krigerens hjerte (original title)
A love story during the Second World War in Scandinavia. Ann Mari, a Norwegian, works as a nurse in the Winter War of 1939/40 between Finland and the Soviet Union. She falls in love with ... See full summary »

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Ann Mari Salmi
Peter Snickars ...
Markus Salmi
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Lt. Maximillian Luedt
Mona Hofland ...
Ann Mari's mother
Juha Muje ...
Olli
Bjørn Sundquist ...
Karl Simonnaes
Solfrid Heier ...
Mrs. Simmonaes
Iren Reppen ...
Kari Simonnaes
Paul-Ottar Haga ...
Claus
Per Christensen ...
Vicar
Werner Heinrich Möller ...
Claus
Christoph Künzler ...
Captain
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ismo Apell
Gard B. Eidsvold ...
(as Gard Eidsvold)
Atheena Grytvik
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A love story during the Second World War in Scandinavia. Ann Mari, a Norwegian, works as a nurse in the Winter War of 1939/40 between Finland and the Soviet Union. She falls in love with the Finish soldier Markus. The war stops temporarily, and they settle down in northern Norway. Norway gets occupied by Germany and Markus leaves Ann Mari, as Finland goes to war again to win back the lost territory. A short time later Markus seems to be dead and Ann Mari falls in love with the German soldier Maximilian. But Markus soon returns alive. After a struggle for Ann Mari they three take refuge from the Germans to Sweden, but Sweden deports foreign deserters. Written by Robert Stroetgen <stroetgen@rrz.uni-hamburg.de>

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Das Herz des Kriegers  »

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Thomas Kretschmann: A star is born
13 June 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A love story during the Second World War in Scandinavia. Ann Mari, a Norwegian, works as a nurse in the Winter War of 1939/40 between Finland and the Soviet Union. She falls in love with the Finish soldier Markus. The war stops temporarily, and they settle down in northern Norway. Norway gets occupied by Germany and Markus leaves Ann Mari, as Finland goes to war again to win back the lost territory. A short time later Markus seems to be dead and Ann Mari falls in love with the German soldier Maximilian. But Markus soon returns alive. After a struggle for Ann Mari they three take refuge from the Germans to Sweden, but Sweden deports foreign deserters.

Great, great movie. Thomas Kretschmann made this movie about the same year he made "Stalingrad". Gorgeous and talented actor.


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