The 12th Man
Den 12. Mann TBA
Director: Harald Zwart
Stars: Thomas Gullestad, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Marie Blokhus
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Duration: 135 minLanguage: Norwegian with English Subtitles

Audience Award, Moscow International Film Festival 2018

Best Feature Film, Silk Road International Film Festival 2018

1943 Norway - north of the Arctic Circle. Twelve resistance fighters, on a fishing boat carrying a cargo of explosives, are betrayed by a countryman and attacked by a German minesweeper. Eleven of the men are captured, tortured and killed. Only the twelfth man gets away. Jan Baalsrud escapes into the merciless winter – unbeknownst of the fact that his determination to survive will turn him into a symbol for the Norwegian resistance. The legendary story of Jan Baalsrud’s escape remains one of the wildest, most unfathomable survival stories of World War II.