Kampen om tungtvannet is a six-episode war drama TV miniseries written by Petter S. Rosenlund and produced by Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation.
It is a Norwegian/Danish/British co-production, directed by Per-Olav Sørensen that tells about the German nuclear weapon project and the heavy water sabotage in Norway to disrupt it during World War II, with a particular emphasis on the role of Leif Tronstad.
Tronstad establishes contact with the War Ministry and a plan to destroy the Hydro facilities is drawn up. In Rjukan, new managing director Erik Henriksen is confronted with sabotage of the heavy water facility. Operation Grouse is a disastrous failure.
Kampen om Tungtvannet Series
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Production & Filming Details
- Release Date: 04 January 2015.
- Running Time: 45 minutes.
- Rating: 12.
- Country: Norway, Denmark, and UK.
- Language: Norwegian, German, English, and Danish.