Christina Rosendahl’s World War II drama The Good Traitor (Vores mand i Amerika) will hit the local cinemas on August 13 after the premiere has been postponed due to the lockdown. Catch the newly released trailer here.
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.
Ulrich Thomsen plays the role of ambassador, while Mikkel Boe Følsgaard plays his trusted collaborator, Danish diplomat Povl Bang-Jensen. 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. The movie is part of the Danish Cinema Club, Biografklub Danmark.