War Sailor release date, cast, synopsis, trailer, and more

War Sailor streaming April 2, 2023 on Netflix.
War Sailor streaming April 2, 2023 on Netflix. /
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The Norwegian war drama movie War Sailor first debuted at the Norwegian International Film Festival in August 2022, then premiered at other international film festivals that year. The production is so popular and tells such a great story that Netflix decided to make a new limited series adaptation!

The show, which is the same name as the movie, on the streaming service will feature new and never-before-seen footage that was cut from the original film. The series is written and directed by Gunnar Vikene, with producers Maria Ekerhovd, Karsten Stöter, Pierre Ellul, and Anika Psaila Savona.

Here’s all we know ahead of its release on Netflix!

War Sailor release date

The period drama premieres on the streaming service on Sunday, April 2, 2023. The limited series consists of three, hour-long episodes.

War Sailor synopsis

The story centers on Alfred Garnes, a working-class sailor who works on a merchant ship with his childhood friend Sigbjørn Kvalen. The two are in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean when World War II “breaks out,” per the synopsis. The friends find themselves on the frontlines where German submarines can attack them anytime. But they have a goal in mind: to get back home.

With her husband fighting a war in the ocean, Alfred’s wife, Cecilia, has to deal with the war while caring for their three kids. When the British try to bomb the German submarine bunker in Bergen, they hit an elementary school instead, which causes “hundreds of civilian deaths.” When Alfred and Sigbjørn hear the news, they don’t know if their families are ok at home.

War Sailor trailer

War Sailor cast

  • Kristoffer Joner (Alfred)
  • Ine Marie Wilmann (Cecilia)
  • Pål Sverre Hagen (Sigbjørn)
  • Alexandra Gjerpen (Hanna)
  • Nils Ove Sørvik
  • Henrikke Lund-Olsen
  • Téa Grønner Joner
  • Siv Torin Knudsen Petersen
  • Armand Hannestad
  • Daniel Berg

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War Sailor streaming April 2, 2023 on Netflix.
War Sailor streaming April 2, 2023 on Netflix. /
War Sailor streaming April 2, 2023 on Netflix.
War Sailor streaming April 2, 2023 on Netflix. /
War Sailor streaming April 2, 2023 on Netflix.
War Sailor streaming April 2, 2023 on Netflix. /
War Sailor streaming April 2, 2023 on Netflix.
War Sailor streaming April 2, 2023 on Netflix. /
War Sailor streaming April 2, 2023 on Netflix.
War Sailor streaming April 2, 2023 on Netflix. /
War Sailor streaming April 2, 2023 on Netflix.
War Sailor streaming April 2, 2023 on Netflix. /
War Sailor streaming April 2, 2023 on Netflix.
War Sailor streaming April 2, 2023 on Netflix. /
War Sailor streaming April 2, 2023 on Netflix.
War Sailor streaming April 2, 2023 on Netflix. /

War Sailor begins streaming Sunday, April 2, 2023 on Netflix.

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