The King's Choice

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Norway | 2016 | 130 minutes | Erik Poppe

Cinebarre Issaquah 8 | 6:30 PM | RSVP for Free Tickets 
This dramatic wartime epic, Norway's official Oscar® submission for Best Foreign Language Film, is set over the course of three days in 1940, when the aging King of Norway (Jesper Christensen) is presented with an unimaginable ultimatum from the German armed forces: Surrender or die!

Screening as part of the Issaquah International Film Festival.

  • Original Language Title: Kongens Nei
  • Director: Erik Poppe
  • Principal Cast: Jesper Christensen, Anders Baasmo Christiansen, Karl Markovics, Tuva Novotny, Sofie Falkgård, Ingrid Ross Raftemo
  • Country: Norway
  • Year: 2016
  • Running Time: 130 minutes
  • Producer: Finn Gjerdrum, Stein B. Kvae
  • Screenplay: Harald Rosenløw Eeg, Jan Trygve Røyneland
  • Cinematographers: John Christian Rosenlund
  • Editors: Einar Egeland
  • Music: Johan Söderqvist
  • Website: Official Film Website
  • Language: Norwegian
  • Has Subtitles: Yes
  • International Sales: Beta Cinema