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2h 5min
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Synopsis:
German-occupied Norway 1942: physics professor Dr Pederson (Kirk Douglas) and underground leader Straud (Richard Harris) must convince British Intelligence that the Nazis are planning to build the A-bomb. The Norse Hydro Plant at Telemark is central to enemy strategy and the Allies decide to send in a task force to destroy it.
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Directors:
Writers:
Ivan Moffat, Ben Barzman
Studio:
ITV Global Entertaiment Ltd
Genres:
Action & Adventure
BBFC:
Release Date:
20/10/2003
Run Time:
125 minutes
Languages:
English Dolby Digital 1.0 Mono
Subtitles:
English Hard of Hearing
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.78:1 / 16:9
Colour:
Colour
Bonus:
  • Interview with Anthony Mann (director)
  • Kirk Douglas
  • Richard Harris
  • Ulla Jacobsson
  • On location report
  • Biographies

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A great piece of history, but a poor film ..... - Heroes of Telemark review by Lee

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23/01/2017

Having just read a brilliant history book on the real story behind the extraction of heavy water at Vemork, I wanted to watch this film to see the story brought to life on screen, and also to see some of the actual landscape in which the events took place. I was completely disappointed at the way the story had been changed, the historical military facts completely distorted, and the acting really poor !!! My advice would be not to watch this film, but instead to read the book by Neal Bascomb entitled 'The Winter Fortress'.

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