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Max Manus: Man of War (2008)
"Max Manus" (original title)

Not Rated  |   |  Action, Biography, Drama  |  3 September 2010 (USA)
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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
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Koptein Martin Linge
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Oberst John Skinner Wilson
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Politikaptein Eilertsen
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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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Writer Thomas Nordseth-Tiller was diagnosed with cancer shortly after the Norwegian premiere in December of 2008. He died on the 12th of May, 2009, at the age of 28. See more »

Goofs

The German soldiers play The Badenweiler March while marching down Karl Johans Gate in June 1940. But in the summer of 1939, Germany's Minister of Propaganda Joseph Goebbels signed a police order, forbidding this March to be played except at functions attended by Adolf Hitler, and only in his presence. However, Hitler is not present here, and whoever was responsible would have to pay a fine or go to jail. 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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Foreign film of the year
18 December 2008 | by (England) – See all my reviews

Although being a Norwagian WWII film, Max Manus has that international appeal because it's about something the whole world experienced.

Following Max and his saboteur friends is a real pleasure and a very realistic depiction of the occupation of Norway. It's the first time i have seen a Norwagian film of this "epic" quality and i hope we get more in the future.

If you have seen a lot of WWII movies don't think this will be just another one. This one gives you a take on the more hidden parts of the war and follows a small resistance group trying to save their small country from one of the biggest empires the world has seen.

So in conclusion i would recommend anyone interested in good foreign films or just good historical films in general.


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