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The Last Sentence

Directed by Jan Troell

Sweden-Norway | 125 minutes | 2013

Swedish with English subtitles

A remarkable, spellbinding true story set against Sweden's tumultuous political world during World War II, The Last Sentence chronicles a Swedish journalist’s extraordinary one-man battle against both Nazism and his own country’s policy of appeasement to Hitler. Beautifully filmed in black-and-white by Oscar-nominated director Jan Troell, it is a gripping and poetic tale of a man who risked his life for his beliefs and who refused to be silenced. Winner at the Chicago International Film Festival and Montreal World Film Festival.

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Jan Troell is a Swedish film director. He has written his own scripts and served as his own director of photography over a career that has spanned five decades. His films have placed him in the first rank of modern Swedish film directors along with Ingmar Bergman and Bo Widerberg.
Foreign Title Dom Over Död Man
Director Jan Troell
Countries of Production Sweden-Norway
Year of Presentation 2013
Language(s) Swedish with English subtitles
Premiere Status Florida Premiere
Runtime 125 minutes
Principal Cast Jesper Christensen, Pernilla August, Ulla Skoog
Award(s)

Nominated for 5 Swedish Academy Awards (Guldbagge Awards)

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