Flame and Citron

A contemporary Danish film about two young Danes involved in the Resistance during WWII.  The young men just want to kill Nazis, and those who collaborate with them.  They wonder why their Resistance bosses keep selecting relatively minor figures as targets, allowing the really evil ones to continue unmolested.  The moviemakers have their views about the myth of the “heroic Resistance.”  But the young men, who never waver from what they regard as the moral imperative of their mission, are all the more heroic for persevering even when it becomes clear that some of the people supposedly on their side have far more dubious motives.

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