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In Love and War (2018)

I krig & kærlighed (original title)
When Esben flees the trenches of WWI, after three years at the front, it's so he can return to his beloved wife Kirstine and son Karl. But everything at home has changed - A charming German... See full summary »

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Kasper Torsting
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Cast

Credited cast:
Natalie Madueño ... Marie
Tom Wlaschiha ... Gerhard
Ulrich Thomsen ... Müller
Thure Lindhardt ... Hansen
Mads Hjulmand ... Soldier
Rosalinde Mynster Rosalinde Mynster ... Kirstine
Karel Dobrý ... Doctor
Sebastian Jessen ... Esben
Hedi Kriegeskotte ... Ingeborg Schmidt
Morten Holst ... Prison Guard
Morten Brovn Jørgensen Morten Brovn Jørgensen ... Jes
Kristo Ferkic Kristo Ferkic ... Werner
Veit Stübner Veit Stübner ... Wilhelm Schmidt
Alexander Wüst Alexander Wüst ... Oberholz
Werner Wölbern Werner Wölbern ... Schuster
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Storyline

When Esben flees the trenches of WWI, after three years at the front, it's so he can return to his beloved wife Kirstine and son Karl. But everything at home has changed - A charming German Officer, Gerhard, has done everything he can to win Kirstine's heart and replace Esbens role as Karls father. As Esben's family tries to adjust to his return from the front, the bonds of love and loyalty are stretched to the breaking point in this taut and profoundly moving film. From his hideout, Esben becomes a witness to a horrific nightmare watching his family slowly disappear in front of him as he fights for their love and survival and as he tries desperately to save his family. IN LOVE and WAR is an epic romantic drama, based on a true story.

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Drama | Romance | War

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The lighthouse that Esben visits while trying to flee is located off the coast of Als not far from Fynshav. From there it would have been just a short boat trip across the Lillebælt to Funen, Denmark. See more »

Goofs

On the emperors birthday, Kirstine and Gerhard dances to «Le Cygne» by Camille Saint-Saëns. Music by a french composer is very unlikely to be played to celebrate the German emperors birthday during WW1. See more »

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It's a weak movie...
20 June 2021 | by akrep-31872See all my reviews

You're not going to like this movie much, when there are so many better ones. I do not like.


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Language:

Danish | German

Release Date:

15 November 2018 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Denmark See more »

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Budget:

DKK39,600,000 (estimated)
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Color
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