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Cleaning Up After Violence: ‘Land of Mine’ Is an Appropriately Brutal War Film

Best Foreign Film Oscar nominee (from Denmark) Land of Mine tells a complicated and difficult story—but writer-director Martin Zandvliet more than succeeds. It’s post-World War II in Denmark, and a group of Nazi youth prisoners of war is tasked with clearing a beach of thousands of mines. Their commander, a Danish sergeant (an excellent Roland […]