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.
The Germans decide to move heavy water production from Norway to Germany. The Allies order the remaining members of the Gunnerside team to sink the ferry carrying heavy water facilities across the lake from Rjukan.
Kampen om Tungtvannet Series
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Production & Filming Details
- Release Date: 01 February 2015.
- Running Time: 45 minutes.
- Rating: 12.
- Country: Norway, Denmark, and UK.
- Language: Norwegian, German, English, and Danish.