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Release Date: 2008

DVD Release Date: July 13th, 2010

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 58 min

Plot Summary
A brilliant saboteur operates during World War II.

Cast: Aksel Hennie, Julia Bache-Wiig, Nicolai Cleve Broch, Ron Donachie, Ken Duken, Nils Düwell, Mats Eldøen, Eirik Evjen

Director: Joachim Rønning, Espen Sandberg

Genres: Historical drama, Action, Biography, War

Ratings & Reviews

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  • This rousing, fact-based Norwegian movie covers an unusual subject -- the resistance movement in that country during World War II, whose best-known depiction came in "Edge of Darkness," a 1943 Hollywood adventure movie starring Errol Flynn as a stalwart fisherman outwitting the Nazi occupiers. show more

  • The film is always engaging, from the boyish horseplay of the young innocents to the bravado shown in multiple encounters to the involvement of the revered king in exile to the final toll taken by the increasingly ruthless Nazis. show more

  • Max Manus (the title role is played by Aksel Hennie) feels so familiar that audiences watching it are likely to experience a numbing sense of déjà vu. Nothing seems particularly fresh or involving. show more

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