Complicating Good vs. Bad in "Land of Mine"

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Left to right: Joel Basman as Helmut Morbach and Louis Hofmann as Sebastian Schumann (reprinted with permission from Sony Pictures Classics).

Martin Zandvliet joins us to discuss his new Oscar-nominated film, "Land of Mine," which he wrote and directed. In the days soon after Nazi Germany's surrender in 1945, German POWs (many just young men) are ordered, by the Allied Forces, to defuse explosives by hand along the Danish coast. More than half of them were killed or severely wounded during the process. Zandvliet challenges his audience to question whether or not it's possible to show sympathy for those who represented the Nazi atrocities. 

"Land of Mine" opens in theaters throughout New York on Friday, February 10th.