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The 12th Man (2018)

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This breathtaking action adventures tells an incredible true-life story of heroism and a man's unbreakable will to live. Norway, 1943: after a failed anti-Nazi sabotage mission leaves his eleven comrades dead, Norwegian resistance fighter Jan Baalsrud (Thomas Gullestad) finds himself on the run from the Gestapo through the snowbound Arctic reaches of Scandinavia. It's a harrowing journey across unforgiving, frozen wilderness that will stretch on for months - and force Jan to take extreme action in order to survive. With gut-punching realism and vivid psychological immediacy, director Harald Zwart pays tribute to one man's extraordinary courage - and to the everyday heroes who helped him along the way. Jonathan Rhys-Meyers costars.

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Cast

Thomas Gullestad
as Jan Baalsrud
Mads Sjøgård Pettersen
as Marius Grønnvoll
Maria Grazia Di Meo
as Anna Pedersen
Marie Blokhus
as Gudrun Grønnvoll
Vegar Hoel
as Sigurd Eskeland
Julia Bache-Wiig
as Hanna Grønnvoll
Erich Redman
as Adam Smith
Torgny Gerhard Aanderaa
as Sverre Kverhellen
Martin Kiefer
as Walter Wenders
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When Baalsrud, played with resilience by Thomas Gullestad, isn't dodging Germans, his fights against the elements bring to mind films such as The Revenant.

May 4, 2018 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

One of the wildest, most creative fugitive stories told about the Nazi occupation...

May 3, 2018 | Full Review…

In a familiar genre, "The 12th Man" preserves the element of surprise by understanding its terrain.

May 3, 2018 | Full Review…

"The 12th Man" is a polished crowd-pleaser, with a timeless message: Nazis suck.

May 3, 2018 | Full Review…

Easily reps a personal best for the helmer, and is a stirring adventure by any standard.

May 2, 2018 | Full Review…

Despite its occasional hokey moments, The 12th Man proves consistently engrossing and suspenseful, with its lead performances further enhancing its impact.

May 2, 2018 | Full Review…

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