We’ve been given this brand new an exclusive featurette for A War (or original Danish title Krigen), the new movie from Writer / Director Tobias Lindholm. A War stars Pilou Asbaek who appeared in ‘Borgen’ and the brilliant ‘A Hijaking’ and is set to appear in the new season of Game of Thrones and is appearing in at a number of festivals including Venice earlier this year.

The movie tells the story of an army officer Claus M. Pedersen (Asbaek) who is during an operation in Afghanistan is caught in heavy gun-fire. Check out the featurette below.

A War is set for release in the UK 8th January.

Company commander Claus M. Pedersen (Pilou Asbaek) and his men are stationed in Afghan province. Meanwhile back in Denmark Claus’ wife Maria (Tuva Novotny) is trying to hold everyday life together with a husband at war and three children missing their father. 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.