The Warrior's Heart( Norwegian :Krigerens hjerte) is a 1992 Norwegian film, directed by Leidulv Risan and starring Anneke von der Lippe , Peter Snickars , Thomas Kretschmann , Bjørn Sundquist and Iren Reppen . It was screened out of competition at the 1992 Cannes Film Festival .
A love story during the Second World War in Scandinavia. Ann Mari, a Norwegian, works as a nurse in the Winter War of 1939/40 between Finland and the Soviet Union. She falls in love with the Finnish soldier Markus. The war stops temporarily, and they settle down in northern Norway. Norway gets occupied by Germany and Markus leaves Ann Mari, as Finland goes to war again to win back the lost territory. A short time later Markus seems to be dead and Ann Mari falls in love with the German soldier Maximilian. But Markus soon returns alive. After a struggle for Ann Mari they three take refuge from the Germans to Sweden, but Sweden deports foreign deserters.