The Heroes of Telemark
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The Heroes of Telemark
In this tale of espionage and adventure set during World War II, Norway has fallen under Nazi occupation, and a factory is producing "heavy water" (a key ingredient in the manufacture of atomic weapons), under the order of the German military. Knut Straud (Richard Harris), a leading figure in the Norwegian underground, joins forces with scientist Dr. Rolf Pederson (Kirk Douglas), who is working with British intelligence agents to destroy the factory in hopes of keeping the Atomic Bomb out of Axis hands. However, while originally Straud and Pederson are only supposed to infiltrate the… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Spy film with spectacular landscapes."
‑ Michael E. Grost, Classic Film and Television
"The snowcovered Norwegian fjords and mountains overwhelm the characters and the flat story."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"A solid, but unremarkable World War II actioner."
‑ Chuck O'Leary, Fantastica Daily
More reviews for The Heroes of Telemark on Rotten Tomatoes