This is the featured image from the film "The War Game". It shows a group of children looking down at the camera with the main character in the middle
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The War Game

Director: Goran Kapetanovic

Writer: Jannik Tai Mosholt

Running time: 84 min

Primary target audience: Children & Youth

Production year: 2017

Language: Swedish

Subtitles in: Danish, Norwegian, English

Malte is an 11-year-old loner whose mind is full of complex strategies and game theory. As he suddenly ends up in the middle of a conflict between two courtyards, he finds practical use to his theories. Too late it dawns on him that his interference makes play for real, and an actual war is now breaking out. Will he be able to stop it?