Oscar 2015: At War is Denmark’s Entry for Best Foreign Language Oscar

A War, Denmark’s entry for the Best Foreign Language Oscar, is a drama about the consequences of war.

The film follows army officer Claus Michael Pedersen, who is stationed with his men in an Afghan province. During a routine mission, the soldiers are caught in heavy crossfire and in order to save his men, Claus makes a decision that has grave consequences for him — and his family back home.

It is produced by Nordisk Film Production, with support from the Danish Film Institute and Nordisk Film and TV Fund. International sales are being handled by Studiocanal.

The deadline to submit foreign-language films for the Academy Awards is October 1.

The entries will be shortlisted to nine from which the nominations will be determined, and announced January 14.

The Oscars take place Februray 28 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.