Uptown Theatre, 55 Dunlop Street West, Barrie
Discover extraordinary films all through the year!
2017 will be our 22nd year for this popular monthly film series, which provides an enhanced opportunity for local audiences to see the finest Canadian, Independent and World cinema on offer. Screenings are on the first Wednesday and Thursday of every month from January through to December at Uptown Theatre.
Individual Tickets: Adults $10, Seniors/Students $8
(prices include HST)
Advance tickets are available online here, or at Uptown Theatre box office (during regular box office hours).
Season Passes $90
Season passes can be purchased online by clicking here.
June 7, 2017 – 4pm, 7pm, 9pm
June 8, 2017 – 4pm, 7pm
Location: Uptown Theatre, 55 Dunlop St. W., Barrie
Written and Directed by: Martin Zandvliet
Principle Cast: Roland Møller, Louis Hofmann, Emil Belton and Joel Basman
Drama/War, 14A for gory scenes, disturbing content, graphic violence, some language, not suitable for sensitive or young viewers, 100 minutes, English, Danish and German with English subtitles (Denmark/Germany)
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As World War II comes to an end, a group of German POWs, boys rather than men, are captured by the Danish army and forced to engage in a deadly task – to defuse and clear land mines from the Danish coastline. With little or no training, the boys soon discover that the war is far from over. Inspired by real events, Land of Mine exposes the untold story of one tragic moment in post-war history.
Awards (26 wins, 20 nominations):
Nominated, Best Foreign Language Film, Academy Awards, 2017
Won, Audience Award World Cinema, AFI Fest, 2016
Won, Best Actor (Louis Hofmann), Beijing International Film Festival, 2016
Won, 3 awards: Cinematography, Costume Design, Hair & Makeup, European Film Awards, 2016
Won, 2 awards: Audience Award and MovieZone Award, Rotterdam International Film Festival, 2016
Won, SIGNIS Award, Hong Kong International Film Festival, 2016
Won, 3 awards, Jameson CineFest – Miskolc International Film Festival, 2016
Won, Best Actor (Roland Møller, Louis Hofmann), Tokyo International Film Festival, 2015
Won, Audience Award, Gijón International Film Festival, 2015