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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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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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The color red is left out of the mise en scene except for blood, the Nazi flag, the Norwegian flag, and some of Tikken's dresses. 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 »

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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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Excellent Norwegian movie
7 June 2009 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

First off, I must say that I didn't expect much even if Aksel Hennie was in the main role. And as a bonus, Nicolai Cleve Broch is in it as well. Both are two of the greatest actors in Norway, and boy.. They play well together (wich they also proved in 'Uno') But I was surprised. VERY surprised.

This movie had it all! Good in-depth characters, good story, action, love, sorrow.. you name it. I was thrilled. I had goosebumps at several times and could feel the tears pushing on a at least three of four times.

If you want to see a movie that got it all, even if you don't like movies about war. See it. I promise you that you wont regret it.

This movie became my favorite, and I will see it again for sure.

A strong 10\10.


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