30.09. - 09.10.2021

In Love and War Denmark, Germany, Czech Republic 2018 | 135 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2018

Kasper Torsting

KASPER TORSTING (*1975) is a director and screenplay writer, chiefly of documentaries. In Love and War is his debut feature fiilm.

rated for 0 + years
A tense German-Danish melodrama based on actual events about the fate of a soldier back from the war. The First World War, South Jutland is part of the German Reich. The Danish soldier Esben is involuntarily fighting on the side of the Germans and feigns injury in order to get away from the front and back to his wife Kirstine and son Karl. But in his absence the world Esben knew has changed drastically: a charming German officer has taken his place as father and is now trying to win Kirstine's affections. From a hiding-place under the roof, Esben observes his former life that now feels like a nightmare – and has to decide whether he wants to fight for his love and his family.
Original title: I Krig & Kærlighed
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Danish, German
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Kasper Torsting
Screenplay: Ronnie Fridthjof, Kasper Torsting
Cast: Sebastian Jessen, Rosalinde Mynster, Tom Wlaschiha, Thure Lindhardt, Natalie Madueño, Ulrich Thomsen, Hedi Kriegeskotte, Veit Stübner
Producer: Ronnie Fridthjof, Kerstin Ramcke, Christian Friedrichs, Andrea Schütte, Martin Sebik
Director of Photography: Jesper Tøffner
Music: Robin Hoffmann
Production Design: Anja Wessel
Editor: Simon Borch, Søren B. Ebbe
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor: Sabine Holtgreve (NDR)
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales:
Production: Fridthjof Film; Tamtam Film GmbH; Nordfilm Kiel; Film United
Contact: Andrea Schütte, Tamtam Film:


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