Land of Mine (2015)

Land of Mine is a 2015 Danish-German historical drama film directed by Martin Zandvliet. The film is based on the true story of German prisoners of war who were forced to clear landmines from the Danish coastline after World War II.

The film follows a group of young German soldiers who are taken prisoner by the Danish army and forced to clear over 45,000 landmines from the beaches of Denmark. The soldiers, who are mostly teenagers, face immense danger and suffering as they struggle to survive while performing this dangerous task.

The film was critically acclaimed and won numerous awards, including the Best International Film at the Palm Springs International Film Festival and the Audience Award at the Tokyo International Film Festival. The film was also nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the Academy Awards.

Critics praised the film for its powerful storytelling and its unflinching portrayal of the horrors of war. The performances of the young German actors were also highly praised, as was Zandvliet’s direction and the film’s haunting score.

Land of Mine is considered one of the best Danish films of recent years and is a must-see for fans of historical dramas and war films.

Original name: Under sandet

Duration: 100 min.

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