April 9th

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April 9th

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April 9th

Release Date: March 12, 2015

Year    :   2015
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Drama, War
Production Companies    :   Det Danske Filminstitut, TV 2, Nordisk Film
Director    :   Roni Ezra
Producers    :   Rene Ezra, Tomas Radoor, Tanja Grunwald
Writers    :   Tobias Lindholm
RunTime    :   93 mins.

In the early morning of April 9th 1940, the Danish army is alerted. The Germans have crossed the border; Denmark is at war against Europe's strongest army. In Southern Jutland, Danish bicycle and motorcycle companies are ordered out to, against all odds, hold back the forces until the Danish reinforcements can be mobilized. In the fatal hours, we follow second lieutenant Sand and his bicycle company – they will be the first Danish soldiers to meet the enemy in combat on April 9th 1940.




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