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Flammen & Citronen

Ole Christian Madsen Denmark, 2008

Ashley Spendlove's rating of the film Flame & Citron

A solid and atmospheric historical thriller. Although a bit long, it holds the attention well and the period setting looks great. Madsen effectively conjures up an uneasy underground world where any attempts to find moral clarity in taking action against occupation are thwarted by ambiguity, politics, treachery and greed. In such a world the protagonists, hitmen with a noble cause, become the innocents.