Atlantic Crossing (TV series)
Atlantic Crossing is a historical drama in the form of a television miniseries set in Norway and the United States during World War II. The series is wide-ranging but pays special attention to interactions between Crown Princess Martha of Norway and President Franklin Roosevelt during the period when Martha was a war refugee in the United States after fleeing the 1940 Nazi Invasion of Norway.
|Created by||Alexander Eik|
|Theme music composer||Susanne Sundfør|
|Country of origin||Norway|
|Original languages||Norwegian, English|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||8|
|Producer||Silje Hopland Eik|
|Camera setup||Multiple camera|
|Running time||52-55 minutes|
|Original release||25 October –|
13 December 2020
- Sofia Helin as Norwegian Crown Princess Märtha
- Tobias Santelmann as Norwegian Crown Prince Olav
- Kyle MacLachlan as President Franklin Delano Roosevelt
- Søren Pilmark as King Haakon VII of Norway
- Anneke von der Lippe as Ragni Østgaard, Martha's companion
- Harriet Sansom Harris as Eleanor Roosevelt
- Daniel Betts as Harry Hopkins, Roosevelt's closest advisor on foreign policy affairs during the war
- Lucy Russell as Missy LeHand, Roosevelt's private secretary
- Suzanne Bertish as Florence Harriman, U.S. ambassador to Norway
- Leonora Eik as Princess Ragnhild
- Amathea Eik as Princess Astrid
- Justýna Brozková as Prince Harald
- Michael Pitthan as King George VI
- Abigail Rice as Queen Elizabeth
- Lasse Kolsrud as Nikolai, Olav's adjutant
- Petr Meissel as Nordlie, King Haakon's adjutant
The eight part series was co-produced by the Norwegian independent production company Cinenord, Norway’s public broadcaster NRK and the US Public Broadcasting Service (PBS). Most of the series was filmed in the Czech Republic and Norway.
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