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On the 9th of April 1940, the German war machine arrive in the city of Oslo. The Norwegian King faces a choice that will change his country forever.

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Erik Poppe
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jesper Christensen ... H.M. Kong Haakon VII
Anders Baasmo Christiansen ... H.K.H. Kronprins Olav
Karl Markovics ... Curt Bräuer
Tuva Novotny ... H.K.H. Kronprinsesse Märtha
Katharina Schüttler ... Anna Elisabeth ('Anneliese') Bräuer
Erik Hivju Erik Hivju ... Oberst Birger Eriksen
Svein Tindberg Svein Tindberg ... Peder Anker Wedel Jarlsberg
Arthur Hakalahti ... Menig Fredrik Seeberg
Juliane Köhler ... Frl. Diana Müller
Ketil Høegh Ketil Høegh ... Utenriksminister Halvdan Koht
Andreas Lust ... Oberstleutnant Hartwig Pohlman
Gerald Pettersen Gerald Pettersen ... Statsminister Johan Nygaardsvold
Jan Frostad Jan Frostad ... Stortingspresident Carl Joachim Hambro
Rolf Kristian Larsen ... Sersjant Brynjar Hammer
Hans Jacob Sand Hans Jacob Sand ... Forsvarsminister Birger Ljungberg
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On the 9th of April 1940, the German war machine arrive in the city of Oslo. The Norwegian King faces a choice that will change his country forever.

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Norway

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Norwegian | German | Danish | Swedish

Release Date:

22 August 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tre døgn i april See more »

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$112,443, 16 November 2017
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Trivia

Wilhelm Scream: When Seeberg shoots the German soldier at Midtskogen. See more »

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In the final scene we see king Haakon VII in a navy uniform. The curls on his rank insignia curl the wrong/ opposite way. See more »

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Written by Ola Gjeilo and Walt Whitman
Performed by Nidarosdomens Jentekor & Trondheimsolistene
Piano: Ola Gjeilo
Conductor: Anita Brevik
Recording producer and balance engineer: Morten Lindberg
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Plausible recreation
12 January 2018 | by steveo122See all my reviews

Director: Erik Poppe - "1,000 Times Good Night" (2013) Excellent top-to-bottom quality historical drama. Nothing thrown away, no cartoon nazis, just the inexorable juggernaut of history.


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