Flame and Citron must consider how far they will go for their cause. Citron feels they are in the right, but is disintegrating. Bent kills Lorentzen but fails to kill Gilbert and Seibold. Living dangerously, the two friends assassinate traitors and Nazi officials, quickly becoming the heroes of the resistance movement. At the , it won all three awards for which it was nominated. Birkelund, however, says Flammen was killed on a coastal road while the Gestapo was looking for another resistance member. Filming took place at the Babelsberg locations in , , and large parts of the film were shot at locations in , Denmark, and , Czech Republic.
If you choose Watch Now, the video will instantly stream to your computer and you may later stream it on another compatible device. I was intrigued by the emotion and dedication these characters had. In a bar, Bent flirts with a woman, who identifies herself as Ketty Selmer and disturbs him by saying his real name. Flame is younger, comes from a wealthy family where Citron has been a poor husband and father. The history is delivered in a rich, exciting package, with characters which are complex and sympathetic.
Can Bent and Jørgen kill an über-target, evade capture, and survive the war? The film was distributed by Metrodome in the United Kingdom, debuting on 6 March 2009. Also, someone in their circle is a traitor. There are few similarities between them. Flame and Citron, the most expensive Danish film ever made to my knowledge , is a polished. Additionally, it was nominated for both domestic and international film awards. And, you can see through Mikkelsen's dynamic face and mannerisms how badly Citron yearns to be the good man his family wants, but also the soldier is nation needs.
He sold out his humanity for the highest price. I love foreign films, so subtitles don't bother me, but if you're one of those people who can't be bothered if everything isn't Americanized for you, just don't. Archived from on 6 January 2009. The most expensive Danish film produced to that date, it was co-produced by German companies because initially there was no interest in producing the film in Denmark. Considered an by some critics, the film was compared, both favorably and negatively, to Army of Shadows and other war films; it also sparked a debate over its historical accuracy. Her involvement with the Gestapo leader Hoffmann, and her refusal to talk about the topic, were the main reasons for Madsen's conclusion. Tysk Officer as Martin Vasquez.
The Gestapo was accurately portrayed as they work in the community to gather information and extend their tentacles in order to control people. Even in the wake of major companies' refusal to support the project, Madsen and Andersen continued to research archives in England, Germany and Sweden. You can't help but admire how passionately they fought for what they thought was right. You literally do not know who to trust, the film draws you in so tightly. Is romance an unacceptable danger in this world? The film, a fictionalized account based on historical events, stars and as two fighters nicknamed and , during the in.
Mads Mikkelsen pictured was chosen by director Madsen because of his masculinity and his animal-like attitude. If downloading is available, you can to two locations. Can Bent and Jørgen kill an über-target, evade capture, and survive the war? Three weeks later, Bent, Jørgen and Whinter meet Spex from the. Format Prime Video streaming online video Devices Available to watch on I didn't know what to expect from this one. One of the keys to this drama is the treachery of many of the Danes. Contemporary works on Flammen and Citron have been scarce. In a fateful coincidence Bent sees Ketty arrive at the hotel in the company of Hoffman in what appears to be a tryst.
Ketty's depiction as a double agent and Flammen's lover has also been contested by Birkelund. That night, Jørgen robs a grocery store and takes the products to his wife and daughter; however, Bodil announces she is seeing another man. In the meeting, they are offered positions in the Danish Army but they refuse. The plot has been described elsewhere. Until 1944, they kill only Danes; then Winther gives orders to kill Germans.
Who is giving their orders? Flame and Citron are partners in the resistance. This masterful film is at once a portrait of wartime heroism and a poignant journey into a boy's secret heart. Nonetheless, the film has sparked controversy among historians. Flame and Citron work for the Holger Danske resistance group, using their wits and cunning to battle against the Nazi presence and their own Danish countrymen who have defected to the Nazi side. Each scene was well-composed, the lighting and colors were all stunning.
They have the job of killing Danish citizens who cooperate with the Nazis forces. There is a foolhardy scene where they enter a bar filled with Nazis, but escape detection. Their courage and morals are tested, however, when they receive orders to assassinate Ketty Selmer Stine Stengade , Flame's lover. Murder takes an emotional toll, no matter how righteous the motivation. Madsen's idea was to bring attention to the story of Flammen and Citron as he felt it had been neglected or misrepresented.
He says there will be no more attacks, as they need peace to assemble men for a big attack. What if there has been insidious infiltration, and their skills are being misused? When a target tells Bent that Winther's using them to settle private scores, doubt sets in, complicated by Bent's relationship with the mysterious Kitty Selmer, who may be a double agent. Stylish, beautifully filmed story of two Danish freedom fighters who kill Nazis until the Nazis finally close in and kill them, making them instant heroes. Ewé said that the man in the car was in civilian clothes and there were no Nazi flags on the car. Kim Skotte of said it had more gunfire than psychology and that it lacked a more detailed explanation of the characters' backgrounds that would justify their personalities. The film was also nominated for the , , and , but did not win any award.