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The Captain

prisoner deserter impersonator nazi officer black and white army captain third reich (iii reich 1933-45) 1940s

The Captain

Release Date: September 21, 2017

Year    :   2017
Slogan    :   «Follow the leader»
Genres    :   War, Drama, History
Production Companies    :   Hands-on Producers, Filmgalerie 451, Alfama Films, Opus Film, Facing East, Eurimages, Worst Case Entertainment, Canal+, Ciné+
Director    :   Robert Schwentke
Producers    :   Philip Lee, Heino Herrenbrück, Heino Herrenbrück, Paulo Branco, Paulo Branco, Anja Dihrberg, Markus Barmettler, Irene von Alberti, Frieder Schlaich, Piotr Dzieciol, Ewa Puszczynska, Magdalena Malisz, Felix Eisele, Aleksandra Skraba, Marcel Greive, Daniel Hetzer, Julia M. Müller, Julia M. Müller, Jakob Neuhäusser, Kay Niessen, Caroline Dietze, Ronny Engel, Mariusz Chandoha, Lucja Kedzior-Samodulska, Sylwia Szczechowicz-Warszewska, Dorota Bednarska
Writers    :   Robert Schwentke
RunTime    :   118 mins.

Germany, 1945. Soldier Willi Herold, a deserter of the German army, stumbles into a uniform of Nazi captain abandoned during the last and desperate weeks of the Third Reich. Newly emboldened by the allure of a suit that he has stolen only to stay warm, Willi discovers that many Germans will follow the leader, whoever he is.

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