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Into the White -- APRIL 27, 1940 - After crash-landing in the mountainous wilderness of Norway, the crews of two enemy fighter planes - German and British - seek refuge in an isolated cabin, and must work together to survive.
Into the White -- English and German pilots shoot each other down, and later find themselves at the same cabin. In order to survive the tough winter in the Norwegian wilderness they have to stand together. It's the start of a long and unlikely friendship.

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Release Date:
12 April 2013 (USA) See more »
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Inspired by the true world war II story.
Plot:
Norway, WWII: A group of British and German soldiers find themselves stranded in the wilderness after an aircraft battle. Finding shelter in the same cabin, they realize the only way to survive the winter is to place the rules of war aside. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Florian Lukas ... Leutnant Horst Schopis

David Kross ... Unteroffizier Josef Schwartz

Stig Henrik Hoff ... Feldwebel Wolfgang Strunk

Lachlan Nieboer ... Captain Charles P. Davenport

Rupert Grint ... Gunner Robert Smith
Kim Haugen ... Bjørn Gustavsen - Norwegian Ski Patrol
Knut Joner ... Harald Gustavsen - Norwegian Ski Patrol
Morten Faldaas ... Terje - Norwegian Ski Patrol

Sondre Krogtoft Larsen ... Kjell - Norwegian Ski Patrol

Directed by
Petter Næss 
 
Writing credits
Ole Meldgaard  and
Dave Mango  and
Petter Næss 

Produced by
Jessica Ask .... co-producer
Madeleine Ekman .... co-producer
Jan-Erik Gammleng .... line producer: Norway
Peter Garde .... executive producer
Peter Aalbæk Jensen .... producer
Maria Köpf .... co-producer
Mouns Overgaard .... line producer: Sweden
Valerie Saunders .... producer
Charlotte Vinther .... line producer
 
Original Music by
Nils Petter Molvaer 
 
Cinematography by
Daniel Voldheim (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Frida Eggum Michaelsen 
 
Production Design by
Udo Kramer 
 
Art Direction by
Stefan Hauck 
 
Costume Design by
Stefanie Bruhn  (as Steffi Bruhn)
 
Makeup Department
Kitty Kratschke .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Terje Strømstad .... production manager (as Terje Stroemstad)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Yvonne Lundin .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Simon Bang .... production sketches
Stefan Burischek .... scenic artist
Michael Fissneider .... set designer
Eduardo Garcia-Drageseth .... property master
Andreas Huschke .... stand-by props
Morten Jakobsen .... swing man
Reinert Kiil .... set dresser
Jim-Andre Taaje .... props assistant
Alexis Teller .... props: Germany
 
Sound Department
Katharina Bormann .... post sound facility coordinator
Naomi Dandridge .... adr mixer
Per Hansen .... boom operator
Andreas Kongsgaard .... sound designer (as Andreas Kongsgaard Mogensen)
Andreas Kongsgaard .... supervising sound editor (as Andreas Kongsgaard Mogensen)
Nicolai Linck .... sound designer
Nicolai Linck .... supervising sound editor
Tomas Naug .... sound recordist
Lars Rasmussen .... trailer sound designer
Lionel Strutt .... adr coordinator
 
Special Effects by
Calle Gisselsson .... special effects assistant
Søren Skov Haraldsted .... special effects coordinator
Mark Hedegaard .... special effects assistant
Hummer Højmark .... special effects supervisor (as Hummer Høimark)
Vincent Gustav Saunders .... special effects assistant
 
Visual Effects by
Francesco Cadoni .... compositor
Kasper Schultz Simonsen .... graphics assistant
 
Stunts
Kristoffer Jørgensen .... stunt consultant
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Bob Aas Carho .... grip
Björn Engberg .... second assistant camera
Olav Haddeland .... gaffer
Spike Jonzon .... rigging electrician
Cato Lauvli .... digital imaging technician
Nico Poulsson .... second unit: director of photography (as Nicolay Poulsen)
Pål Ulvik Rokseth .... first assistant camera: second unit
Endre Eken Torp .... first assistant camera
 
Casting Department
Fredrik Fornänger .... extras casting
Lucy Hellier .... casting assistant: uk
Debbie McWilliams .... casting: uk
Uta Seibicke .... casting: Germany
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Daniela Backes .... assistant costume designer
Egon Brandstetter .... chief cutter
Nell Knudsen .... costume assistant
Benjamin Tyrrell .... key textile artist
Natalie Weber .... cutter
 
Editorial Department
Morten Arnoldus .... post-production coordinator (as Morten Sylvest Arnoldus)
Jesper Bækdal .... assistant editor
Lárus Ren Gudbjörnsson .... first assistant editor
Cecilie Rui .... post-production coordinator
Morten Stahlhut .... post-production assistant
Rune L. Søndergaard .... post-production assistant
Derek Gilbert Zacho .... assistant editor
 
Location Management
Eirik Ohna .... location manager
 
Music Department
George Kallis .... composer: trailer music
Peter Godfrey .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Marthe Feiring .... production coordinator
Megan Gallagher .... story editor
Calle Gisselsson .... producer asst
Ina Therese Lerner Grevstad .... production coordinator
Vincent Gry .... production assistant
Christina Iverson .... production staff
Nina Knag .... director assistant
Terje Lindberg .... story editor
Lucie Mollof .... script translator
Jonathan Nyman .... script translator
Vincent Gustav Saunders .... production assistant
Jennifer Lynn Scheer .... production assistant
Irmelin Wister .... script supervisor
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for language
Runtime:
104 min
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Color (Technicolor) | Color (film shown at the cinema) | Color
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Trivia:
Based on true events. The names of the German airmen were not changed for this film, but the names of the British airmen were changed. The real names of the British airmen were captain R. T. Partridge (Davenport) and R.S. Bostok (Smith).See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: When Strunk checks the stove upon first arrival to the cabin, he curses saying that there are only two matches left. However, in the first hot of the matchbox having been emptied. there are nine matches that can be easily seen. It could be said that perhaps the other seven had been spent, but they disappear in the next shot.See more »
Quotes:
Gunner Robert Smith:I said the soup was okay, you stupid sod!See more »
Movie Connections:
References The Wizard of Oz (1939)See more »
Soundtrack:
Forget Me Not See more »

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28 out of 30 people found the following review useful.
A very fine film, 9 November 2012

Although it does not really qualify as war film, 'Into the White' ranges among the best WW2 films I have seen. The makers as well as the actors deserve praise for getting the most out of a fascinating story: The film is beautifully shot, the soundtrack fits perfectly and the characters are convincing. Indeed, great care must have been taken when choosing the actors, for they not only have the correct origin (except for Strunk, though this will probably go undetected by non-native speakers) but also look like people did back then.

All in all it might not be an overly thought-provoking film, but nonetheless it is very watchable - highly recommendable.

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