Cross of Honour

  • 15
  • Petter Naess (2012)
  • Nor / Swe (SUB)
  • 99 min
Film Review
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3 out of 5

Harry Potter's Ron Weasley, Rupert Grint, is the only real "name" actor in this decent Scandinavia-set war film. The action begins with two planes shooting each other down over Norway in 1940. Three Germans survive, as do two Brits, and all five are forced to set their differences aside when they find themselves sharing the same hunter's cabin, which provides the only shelter from the harsh Norwegian winter. The film is long on words, a little light on action and occasionally succumbs to corn and cliché. Ploughing much the same camaraderie-through-crisis furrow as Hell in the Pacific and Enemy Mine, this is clearly breaking no new ground. But it does what it does with some skill and likeability.

Cast and crew

Cast

Horst Schopis
Florian Lukas
Robert Smith
Rupert Grint
Josef Schwartz
David Kross
Wolfgang Strunk
Stig Henrik Hoff
Charles P Davenport
Lachlan Nieboer

Crew

Director
Petter Naess

Other Information

Language: 
English, German, Norwegian +subtitles
Colour
Theatrical distributor: 
Metrodome
Available on DVD and BluRay
Released 28 Sep 2012
Certificate 15

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