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In 2010 Tobias Lindholm both helmed and wrote the prison drama R, which was a collaborative work with director Michael Noer. The same year, he served as episode writer on the hit series BORGEN (2010) and in 2012 he wrote and directed A HIJACKING, which received both national and international acclaim, winning a Critics' Award (Bodil) for Best Danish Film as well as five Danish Academy Awards (Robert).
As Lindholm did with R and A HIJACKING, he once again employs those who have been closest to the conflict. In A WAR he uses Danish soldiers and Taliban warriors, relatives and refugees, as he strives towards realism.
“TREMENDOUS. Beautifully written. The sense of directorial sureness throughout can't be overstated.” – Jessica Kiang, The Playlist
Danish writer-director Tobias Lindholm is a fast-rising star, whose 2012 film A Hijacking was rather overshadowed by the following year’s similar-themed Captain Phillips, but was every bit as good. A War, a Danish-language film, is also terrific, a thought-provoking morality tale constructed out of ...