Worth Watching - July 9: Danish WWII Flame & Citron Trailer
IFC has finally debuted an official US trailer for the Danish WWII thriller Flame & Citron. I'm one of the few people who has actually seen this (read my review) and has been supporting it as much as possible. I've been comparing it to The Untouchables but set in WWII and featuring two awesome Danish assassins. This film stars Danish actors Mads Mikkelsen (from Casino Royale) as Citron and Thure Lindhardt as Flame. Lindhardt you may recognize most recently from Angels & Demons, but this movie is his calling card - he is absolutely phenomenal in this and deserves recognition. I strongly encourage everyone to check this out!
Watch the official US trailer for Ole Christian Madsen's Flame & Citron:
You can also watch the official trailer for Flame & Ctron in High Definition on Apple
Flame & Citron aka Flammen & Citronen is directed by Danish filmmaker Ole Christian Madsen, of Pizza King, Kira's Reason, and Prague previously. The screenplay was co-written by Madsen and fellow Danish writer Lars Andersen, of Sinan's Wedding and Pizza King previously. The film is inspired by the real life stories of freedom fighters Bent Faurschou-Hviid (aka "Flame") and Jorgen Haagen Schmith (aka "Citron") in Denmark during World War II. This first premiered at the Telluride and Toronto Film Festivals last year and was picked up by IFC Films. Flame & Citron will arrive in limited theaters starting on July 31st.
Reader Feedback - 29 Comments
hmm Dutch? It's a Danish movie, right?
wle on Jul 9, 2009
All of those folks are Danish. Even though its not technically Dutch, I am still excited about it 😉
Jansen on Jul 9, 2009
It looks intriguing.....a must watch I say.
Andrius on Jul 9, 2009
Mmmmm, danish... Looks good, although I can already see a stand-off between the two protagonists already, which is a bit staid.
Mike Kingscott on Jul 9, 2009
well I'm...I'm...TOTALLY SOLD!!!!!!!!!!!
Xerxex on Jul 9, 2009
Marty Martin on Jul 9, 2009
I think you mean Danish, nothing Dutch about it (I'm Dutch =p). I want to see this one!
Robbie on Jul 9, 2009
looks good..Im siked
Trey on Jul 9, 2009
Dutch? Ech nie...
Tschai on Jul 9, 2009
nate on Jul 9, 2009
Dutch, Danish, Swiss, Swedish so what, Americans don't know the differens and they don't care
Como on Jul 9, 2009
Looks interesting. I'll watch it. #13 I hope you're not American. If so, you just did a good job portraying the "stupid and ignorant American" stereotype.
SuicidalOptimist on Jul 9, 2009
I saw the film back in February at the Glasgow Film Festival - its Denmark's big budget answer to Defiance (the film adaptation of the Bielski brothers starring Daniel Craig). This was the first film I'd seen Thure Lindhardt act in, well before I saw him again in Angels & Demons - imagine my disappointment after having gone and seen his relatively minor supporting role in Angels & Demons! Its not just Lindhardt and Mikkelsen who give excellent performances, the rest of the supporting cast (Stengade, Mygind, Berkel) portrayed their characters superbly as well. Overall, I'd rate it a 8/10 - a must-see film for anyone who likes movies such as Defiance and Schindler's List.
SynKord on Jul 9, 2009
Zo zie je maar weer hoe belangrijk ons land voor ''die'' Amerikanen is 🙂 Alex kent godvriedvanboeljon het verschil nieteens tussen Deens en Nederlands, shame on you... Just joking Alex 🙂
Jack on Jul 9, 2009
Saw it here in Denmark last year, I really loved it. It's quite obvious that they've changed the trailer significantly though, playing more on the action and adding horrible weapon sound effects. Don't expect an action film.
Marcus on Jul 9, 2009
everything about this trailer makes me believe the movie will be outstanding.......looking forward to seeing it.
dan on Jul 9, 2009
sheru on Jul 9, 2009
fucking awesome. But I'll wait for the American version next year HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
wm on Jul 9, 2009
I saw this at Telluride '08. Brilliant film. -Jeff Loveness http://www.youtube.com/user/PrussianSunsets
Jeff on Jul 9, 2009
Dutch = Netherlands Danish = Danmark Get it correct people!!!
REAL6 on Jul 9, 2009
mmmmmmmmmm that looks good!
Brian Barajas on Jul 9, 2009
Dutch= People who smoke weed. Danish= People who don't smoke weed.
Roberto Dinamite on Jul 9, 2009
This is a really good film - go and buy the DVD!
kee on Jul 9, 2009
#22 I think you're underestimating us Danes.
Marcus on Jul 10, 2009
No one said how stylish they looked shooting folk, they looking extra cool.
Crapola on Jul 10, 2009
Looks good, I'll watch it.
Syphous on Jul 10, 2009
# 22 Ever been to Christiania in Copenhagen?? I think not !!
martin on Jul 10, 2009
looks good but i won't let my self be sold because of what happened with public enemy total let down
neonblue120 on Jul 10, 2009
Yeah it's funny I saw Mobb Deep in Copenhagen and they kept saying 'Smokenhagen!', much better for heroin, but they did sell weed too.
Crapola on Jul 10, 2009
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