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Secondløitnanten (1993)

The old sea-captain retires, but the next day German WWII occupation of Norway begins. He then kisses his wife good-bye and is off to Army HQ. There he finds a lack of leadership and morale... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Espen Skjønberg ...
Thor Espedal
Lars Andreas Larssen ...
Bjelland
Gard B. Eidsvold ...
Merstad
Bjørn Sundquist ...
Krogh
Morten Faldaas ...
Audun
Ove Christian Owe ...
Ingolf
Bjarne Thomsen ...
Bjarne
Rut Tellefsen ...
Anna
Camilla Strøm Henriksen ...
Ebba (as Camilla Strøm-Henriksen)
Bjørn Floberg ...
Kerlow
Nils Ole Oftebro ...
Col. Paulsen
Knut Haugmark ...
Knut
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Døv mann
Børre Werner ...
Fabrikkeier
Kjell Erik Killi Olsen ...
Depotsjef
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The old sea-captain retires, but the next day German WWII occupation of Norway begins. He then kisses his wife good-bye and is off to Army HQ. There he finds a lack of leadership and morale that offends him. They even laugh at him and his out-dated uniform and officer-rank. Secondloitnanten then finds and leads his private troop of volunteers against the German attack. The movie tells the story of a man that refuses to give up, even when everybody else leaves. He will fight for the country he loves and do his duty. Written by Stein Frydenberg <for_sf@debet.nhh.no>

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The Last Lieutenant  »

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Honest, down-to-earth story from the German occupation of Norway.
15 May 1999 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Well done, tradesman-like camera-work and fascinating story (I don't know if it is a completely true story) of the problems facing the armed forces in Norway during the German invasion in 1940. Compelling story-line makes it a well worth experience, with solid acting by Espen Schønberg and the rest of the cast.


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