BASED ON THE LEGENDARY TRUE STORY of Jan Baalsrud, The 12th Man tells
one of the wildest and most unfathomable survival stories of World War II.
1943: Norway, north of the Arctic Circle. Twelve Norwegian resistance fighters
have crossed the North Sea to fight the Nazis who have occupied their homeland.
But when they drop anchor in a desolate fjord, they are betrayed by a countryman
and attacked by a German minesweeper. Eleven of the men are captured, tortured
and killed. The twelfth man escapes…
Jan Baalsrud (Thomas Gullestad), the sole survivor, quickly flees into the
merciless Norwegian winter with a bleeding gunshot wound and an SS Officer
(Jonathan Rhys Meyers) hot on his heels.
His determination and will to survive will turn him into a symbol for the
Norwegian resistance a symbol people are willing to die for.
From the producers of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, The 12th
Man boasts a powerful performance from Jonathan Rhys Meyers, who learnt
German specifically for the role of SS Officer Kurt Stage. Also starring Thomas
Gullestad, and directed by Harald Zwart (The Mortal Instruments: City of
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