Two brothers; Laust and Peter grow up under poor but happy in the Danish countryside. Both boys fall in love with the adorable Inge, a local Proprietor s daughter, who in turns loves Peter for his sensitivity and intellect, and Laust for his strength and drive. Following victories in the First Schleswig-Holstein War of 1848-50, where Denmark defeated a rebel army that fought for independence , Danish political forces are scheming to annex Schleswig into the Danish Kingdom in utter disregard of a treaty signed with the major powers of Europe, sparking a Second Schleswig-Holstein War. This time, however, Denmark is not facing a small rebel army but two major German powers: Prussia and Austria. Peter and Laust, whose own father died from wounds caused by a German bullet in 1850, quickly volunteer for the army. 150 years later the unapproachable and maladjusted Claudia inhabits the same area. On the verge of a breakdown, she s forced to accept a job as an aide for the 100-year-old Baron at the manor. Here Claudia discovers Inge s forgotten diary, a tale of thousands of young men that sacrificed their lives in a pointless war. 1864 is the story of Denmark erupting into war a war that would become one of the bloodiest in Danish history. …1864 – 3-DVD Set
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