Netflix Splits Norwegian Period Drama From Feature Film war sailor in a limited series, coming to Netflix in April 2023. We’ve got everything you need to know about war sailorincluding the plot, cast, trailer, and Netflix release date.
war sailor is an upcoming Norwegian Netflix Original limited series directed and written by Gunnar Vikene and produced by Falkun Films Malta, Mer Film, Rohfilm Factory and Studio Hamburg.
When is the Netflix release date for war sailor?
We have confirmation that the limited series will be available to stream on Netflix on Saturday, April 2, 2023.
The limited series was released as a feature film in September 2022 and debuted a month earlier at the Norwegian Film Festival in Haugesund. Over the next several months, the film played at various film festivals around the world before Netflix acquired the distribution rights and decided to edit it into a limited series.
What is the plot of war sailor?
the synopsis of war sailor has been obtained from IMDb:
When World War II breaks out, Alfred, a newlywed working-class father of three in Bergen, and his childhood friend are working on a merchant ship in the mid-Atlantic. Suddenly they find themselves on the front lines, fighting in civilian clothes, without weapons, while their ship is attacked by German U-boats. At the same time, we follow Alfred’s wife and children in Bergen and their everyday life during the war.
Who are the cast members of war sailor?
Kristoffer Joner plays the lead role of Alfred. Joner has yet to star in a Netflix original, movie or series. Outside of streaming though, he has had a successful career in Norway. One of the biggest roles of Joner’s career was playing Murphy in the Academy Award-winning film. the revenant.
Pål Sverre Hagen plays the role of Sigbjørn. In 2017, the Norwegian actor starred in the Netflix movie What Happened to Monday, playing the role of Jerry. Outside of Netflix, Hagen is known for movies like kontiki, In Order of Disappearanceand the half man.
Ine Marie Wilmann plays the role of Cecilia. Wilmann has starred in two Netflix Originals, in 2020 she starred in an episode of bloody rideand more recently in the Norwegian film Troll.
The full War Sailor cast list is as follows;
- Kristoffer Joner as Alfred
- Pål Sverre Hagen as Sigbjørn
- Ine Marie Willmann as Cecilia
- Henrikke Lund Olsen as Magdeli
- Armand Hannestad as William
- Leon Tobias Slettbakk as Aksel Andresen
- Alexandra Gjerpen as Hanna Wiig
- Arthur Hakalahti as Braathen
- Karl Vidar Lende as Monsen
- Mats Holm as Birger Mohr
- Téa Grønner Joner as Magdeli after the war
- Daniel Berg as Willam after the war
- Oskar Hallaråker Hellesøy as Olav after the war
- Odd Gunnar Sorvik as Iver Fosnes
- Nils Ove Sorvik as Jens Dahl
- Emir Hvidsten Hindic as Fanebust
What is the number of episodes of war sailor?
As the movie is being edited into a limited series, it is currently unclear what the number of episodes will be.
The film lasts 150 minutes. This means that we could see series of 3 episodes divided into 50 minute episodes.
Alternatively, we could watch four 37-minute episodes.
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