Copenhagen, 1944: As the Nazi occupation of Denmark rages, two Resistance fighters a young idealist codenamed Flame (Thure Lindhardt of INTO THE WILD) and tense family man Citron (Mads Mikkelsen of CASINO ROYALE) become the underground s most proficient killers of collaborators and sympathizers. The SS is hunting them. They trust only each other. But in a time where fear and mercy must live in the shadows, will a mysterious woman and a new assignment to assassinate the head of the Gestapo lead them to the deadliest places of all? Christian Berkel (DOWNFALL) co-stars in this white-knuckle noir thriller based on the Holger Danske s most infamous agents from co-writer/director Ole Christian Madsen that critics worldwide hail as an explosive saga of justice, vengeance and the moral complexities of true heroism.
A taut, handsome production, Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times