The drama is set in 1940 and is based on the true story of Henrik Kauffmann who is serving as the Danish Ambassador in Washington. When German troops invade and occupy Denmark, Kauffman declares himself to be the only true representative of a free Denmark in opposition to the Nazis. Kauffmann must gamble his legacy, his family and the trust of his nation to fight the Nazi occupation. Catch the trailer here.
The Good Traitor is penned by Kristian Bang Foss, with director Christina Rosendahl as co-writer, and it is produced by Jonas Frederiksen for Nimbus Film.