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The Heavy Water War

The Heavy Water War

6 Episodes

DRAMA | NORWAY | NORWEGIAN WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES | TV-14
Six-part dramatization of one of the most compelling stories of World War II: British intelligence and the Norwegian military's heroic struggle to thwart Nazi Germany’s atomic bomb ambitions by sabotaging the heavy water plant in Rjukan, Norway.

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The Heavy Water War
  • The Heavy Water War: Part 1 (Sn 1 Ep 1)

    Episode 1

    Norwegian professor Leif Tronstad escapes to England to warn the Allies about Germany's efforts to build an atom bomb. Directed by Per-Olav Sørensen, 2014.

  • The Heavy Water War: Part 2 (Sn 1 Ep 2)

    Episode 2

    Tronstad establishes contact with the War Ministry and a plan to destroy the Hydro facilities is drawn up. Directed by Per-Olav Sørensen, 2014.

  • The Heavy Water War: Part 3 (Sn 1 Ep 3)

    Episode 3

    The Americans insist on bombing the heavy water factory, but Tronstad persuades the Allies to send in a team of Norwegians instead. Directed by Per-Olav Sørensen, 2014.

  • The Heavy Water War: Part 4 (Sn 1 Ep 4)

    Episode 4

    In Berlin, Werner Heisenberg is appointed director of the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute. Directed by Per-Olav Sørensen, 2014.

  • The Heavy Water War: Part 5 (Sn 1 Ep 5)

    Episode 5

    The Americans launch a bombing raid on Rjukan against Tronstad's objections. Directed by Per-Olav Sørensen, 2014.

  • The Heavy Water War: Part 6 (Sn 1 Ep 6)

    Episode 6

    The Gunnerside team is ordered to sink the ferry transporting the heavy water equipment. Directed by Per-Olav Sørensen, 2014.