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Idealisten (2015)

A whistleblower attempts to reveal the secret behind a nuclear disaster that occurred during the height of the Cold War.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Plaugborg Peter Plaugborg ... Poul Brink
Søren Malling ... Marius Schmidt
Arly Jover ... Estibaliz
Thomas Bo Larsen ... Carl Dinesen
Nikolaj Cederholm Nikolaj Cederholm ... Pontoppidan - doctor
Henrik Birch ... Ole Damgaard
Filippa Suenson Filippa Suenson ... Eva - journalist
Jesper Hyldegaard Jesper Hyldegaard ... Lars Krogsgård
Claus Bue ... Per Strandgaard Jensen
Kristoffer Fabricius Kristoffer Fabricius ... Journalist
Anne-Vibeke Mogensen Anne-Vibeke Mogensen ... Radio receptionist
Christian Lund Christian Lund ... Radiotekniker
Hans Rønne Hans Rønne ... Chauffer
Marianna Jankovic Marianna Jankovic ... Sekretar
Michael Moritzen Michael Moritzen ... Direktor udensrigministeriet
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A whistleblower attempts to reveal the secret behind a nuclear disaster that occurred during the height of the Cold War.

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In the 50s, Denmark made a decision about nuclear weapons. A decision with which we we all felt secure. Until a US B-52 crashed in Greenland carrying 4 nuclear bombs. 20 years went by before a journalist finally asked: What was that plane doing over Danish territory? See more »

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Denmark | USA

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Danish | English | Spanish | Greenlandic

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9 April 2015 (Denmark) See more »

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Major cover up
1 August 2018 | by jkcarloSee all my reviews

This movie is about an international cover up of unbeliveable proportions.

During the cold war an american airplane chrashes in Thule base, Greenland carrying 4 neuclear bombs. One pilot dies in the chrash and in the afterward clean up the workers get poluted with plotonium and get sick and die.

However, as danish journalist, Poul Brinck, many years later starts asking the quistions now one wants to answer both the danish as well as the american goverment firmly denies any connection between the many deaths and the dangerous plotonium polution after the plane chrash.

But this is not all. As its turns out, the danish and american goverment has kept yet a much bigger secret hidden - not only for the danish and the american population - but for the whole world.

This is director Christina Rosendahls second serious movie. Peter Plaugbor delievers a remarkeble performance as the idealistic journalist, Poul Brinck. With "Idealisten" Christina Rosendahl enters the big stage of serious movie makers.


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