The Heroes of Telemark (1965)

War / Drama
2h 11m
In this fact-based film, as Axis and Allied scientists race to create the first atomic bomb, British Intelligence receives shocking news of significant breakthroughs at a Nazi facility in occupied Norway. The British work with Norwegian Resistance head Knut Straud (Richard Harris) and distinguished physicist Dr. Rolf Pederson (Kirk Douglas) to plan an urgent response. As a Norwegian team headed by Straud struggles to stop Nazi science in its tracks, a civilian hostage situation erupts.
Director(s): Anthony Mann
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Audience: 56%rottentomatoes rating
Critics: 67%rottentomatoes rating
Film certificate Suitable for general viewing, some scenes may be unsuitable for younger children Rottentomatoes film page The Heroes of Telemark (1965) on IMDb

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