The 12th Man (2017)

Drama
War
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135 min.
Plot  ''The 12th Man'' tells the dramatic story of Jan Baalsrud's escape from the Nazis during World War II.

On Shetland, 12 Norwegian resistance fighters board a fishing boat with eight tons of TNT and cross the North Sea to sabotage German military facilities. The mission gets into trouble soon after reaching Norway, where their local contact is long dead and their identity is compromised by a German sympathiser who immediately informs the Germans about their arrival.

A German warship locates the fishing boat and opens fire. The resistance fighters ignite the TNT and jump into the water near the fjord. Eleven of the fighters are rounded up by the Germans on the beach. One is shot on the spot, and 10 are captured. Two die from torture while being interrogated, the other captive fighters are executed on Tromsøya, after the German officers interrogate and torture them about their mission.

The 12th resistance fighter, Jan Baalsrud, manages to escape by hiding and s...
  

Director(s)

Cast

Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Sturmbannfuhrer

Others

All Titles

Den 12. Mann
Norwegian Original Title
The 12th Man
English Title

Release Dates

Country

Norway

Language

Norwegian
German

Updates

Onur added Den 12. Mann (2017) to watchlist / 27.07.2019



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