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646 Ratings



Directed by Susanne Bier
Denmark, 2004
Drama, War


Michael has everything under control: a successful military career, a beautiful wife and two daughters. His younger brother Jannik is a drifter, living on the edge of the law. When Michael is sent to Afghanistan on a UN mission the balance between the two brothers changes forever.

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Directed by Susanne Bier

Awards & Festivals

Festival de Cannes

2006 | Winner: UCMF Film Music Award

Sundance Film Festival

2005 | 2 wins including: World Cinema - Dramatic (Audience Award)

2005 | World Cinema - Dramatic (Grand Jury Prize)

Toronto International Film Festival


San Sebastián International Film Festival

2004 | 4 wins including: Best Actor (Competition)

2004 | Golden Seashell

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