Director
Roni Ezra
Country
 Denmark
Actors
Lars Mikkelsen, Pilou Asbæk, Joachim Fjelstrup, Gustav Dyekjær Giese, Elliott Crosset Hove, Mathias Lundkvist, Sebastian Bull Sarning, Jesper Hagelskær Paasch, Michael Brostrup, Morten Hauch-Fausbøll, Jan Dose
Overview
In the early morning of April 9th 1940 the Danish army is alerted. The Germans have crossed the border; Denmark is at war against Europe's strongest army. In Southern Jutland Danish bicycle- and motorcycle companies are ordered out, to against all odds, hold back the forces until the Danish reinforcements can be mobilized. In the fatal hours, we follow second lieutenant Sand and his bicycle company - they will as the first Danish soldiers meet the enemy in combat on April 9th 1940.
Release Date
9 March 2015
Original Title
9. april
Genres
Drama, War
Runtime
1 h 33 min
Languages
German, Danish
Production
Det Danske Filminstitut, TV2 Danmark, Nordisk Film
Producer
Rene Ezra, Tomas Radoor
Author
Writer
Tobias Lindholm
Director of Photography
Philippe Kress
Original Music Composer

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Emma Vestrheim

Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is now based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.

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