The Last Lieutenant

TitleThe Last Lieutenant
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1993
AuthorsMoland, Hans Petter
Running Time102 minutes
Date Released08/1993
DistributorSeventh Art Releasing
CountryNorway
Mediumcolor
Publication LanguageNorwegian
Abstract

Loosely based on true events, a recently retired sea captain and veteran reinvigorates a collapsing defense after the German invasion of Norway during World War II. Thor Espedal immediately enlists only to find a disorganized army headquarters. After Norway's surrender, Espedal continues fighting with a small crew inspired by his duty to defend his nation. 

Cast

Espen Skjønberg

Lars Andreas Larssen

Gard B. Eidsvold

Bjørn Sundquist

Credits

Directed by Hans Petter Moland

Produced by Esben Høilund Carlsen and Harald Ohrvik

Written by Axel Hellstenius and Hans Petter Moland

Cinematography by Harald Gunnar Paalgard 

Genre

Drama

Original PublicationSecondløitnanten
Full Text

The actions of 2nd Lt. Thor O. Hannevig, Norwegian Army (Reserve) during World War II serves as source material for the film.

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