WHO’S IN IT?

August Diehl (Inglourious Basterds), Valerie Pachner (Bad Luck), Michael Nyqvist (John Wick), Jürgen Prochnow (Air Force One), Matthias Schoenaerts (The Mustang), Bruno Ganz (Downfall), Martin Wuttke (Hanna), Alexander Fehling (13 Semester), Maria Simon (Distant Lights), Franz Rogowski (Victoria), Tobias Moretti (The Decent One), Ulrich Matthes (The Ninth Day), Max Mauff (Bridge of Spies), Johan Leysen (The American), Sophie Rois (Three), Karl Markovics (The King’s Choice), Alexander Radszun (Dr. M), Joel Basman (Kursk), Waldemar Kobus (Black Book), Johannes Krisch (360)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Terrence Malick (The Tree of Life), director, writer; Elisabeth Bentley (Beautiful Darling), Dario Bergesio (film debut), Grant Hill (The Thin Red Line) and Josh Jeter (film debut), producers; James Newton Howard (Michael Clayton), composer; Jörg Widmer (Devil’s Kickers), cinematographer; Rehman Nizar Ali (Song to Song), Joe Gleason (film debut) and Sebastian Jones (When The Sun Hits), editors

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In 1940s Austria, peasant farmer Franz Jägerstätter (Diehl) refuses to fight for the German Army, and is thus persecuted by the Nazis…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Terrence Malick’s most linear movie in years focuses on a conscientious objector who refused to fight, in a brooding drama that contains all of Malick’s trademarks (for better or for worse).

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 17TH JANUARY 2020

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