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Max Manus: Man of War (2008)
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The true story about one of the most brilliant saboteurs during World War II and his battle to overcome his inner demons.

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Kriminolrot Siegfried Fehmer
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Kolbein Lauring
Knut Joner ...
Gunnar Sønsteby
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Edvard Tolloksen (as Mads Eldøen)
Kyrre Haugen Sydness ...
Jens Christian Hauge
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Roy Nilsen (as Pål Sverre Valheim Hagen)
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Lars Emil Erichsen
Petter Næss ...
Koptein Martin Linge
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Oberst John Skinner Wilson
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Politikaptein Eilertsen
Oliver Stokowski ...
Oberschirführer Karl Höhler
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The true story about one of the most brilliant saboteurs during World War II and his battle to overcome his inner demons.

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Trivia

In one of the scenes, Gregers jokes about his own death by saying, "If anything goes wrong this time, please shed a tear for me. And make sure my statue is erected at a suitable place - by the city hall, for instance". This quote is taken from a letter Gregers wrote to Tikken just a few weeks before he died. In 1995 Max was present when a bust of Gregers was erected outside the Njaard hall in Oslo. See more »

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In the scene were Manus is introduced to "the gang" in 1940, Jens Christian Hauge is introduced. He actually was in jail at the time and joined the resistance later. See more »

Quotes

Colonel J.S. Wilson: [from trailer] Why do you want to be a saboteur, Max?
Max Manus: [from trailer] My country was stolen from me, Sir... and I want it back.
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A good war film
4 September 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I found this war film very enjoyable. The story and acting was good as was the design. It has good moments of suspense and was like an old fashion picture of bravery and winning over the bad guys. The characters are interesting with the central protagonist Max Manus being someone we do care about.

It is good to look at with some very good photography at the outside locations. I particularly enjoyed the night scenes during the sabotage sequences in the harbour.

I would say a good film to watch for teenagers and adults.

It is a foreign language film with subtitles.


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