Closing 25/04/2009
Running Time 1hr 10

About Tommy asks: what price would you pay for peace? Could you tell a soldier not to fight? Even when he’s staring down the barrel of a gun?

When Tommy joins the Danish army, he is looking for a way to make a difference. Posted to Croatia as part of the UN’s peace-keeping mission during the early 90s, he is under strict instructions not to shoot. But when he and his comrades find themselves in the firing line, Tommy begins to fight back. 

About Tommy tells the absurd and tragicomic story of a young soldier trying to preserve his humanity against all the odds. Based on real accounts of the recent war in the former Yugoslavia, it is a wonderfully irreverent exploration of how far we will go to make peace – when everyone else is determine to do the opposite. 

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