WHO’S IN IT?
Emma Watson (Harry Potter), Daniel Brühl (Rush), Michael Nyqvist (John Wick), Richenda Carey (Crush), Vicky Krieps (Hanna), Jeanne Werner (Tied), Martin Wuttke (Inglourious Basterds), Julian Ovenden (Allies), August Zirner (The Counterfeiters)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Florian Gallenberger (Shadows of Time), director, writer; Torsten Wenzel (film debut), writer; Benjamin Herrmann (The Pool) and Nicolas Steil (Sunset Song), producers; André Dziezuk (An Affair of Love) and Fernando Velázquez (Crimson Peak), composers; Kolja Brandt (Hector and the Search For Happiness), cinematographer; Hansjörg Weißbrich (Summer Storm), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In order to save her boyfriend Daniel (Brühl), who is taken captive by the Chilean secret police during protests against the corrupt government, Lena (Watson) infiltrates an organisation known as Colonia Dignidad, which is run by the manipulative Paul Schäfer (Nyqvist). However, she soon finds the organisation to be a cult from which nobody has ever escaped…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Emma Watson takes on a strong-willed lead performance in this thrilling and sometimes sinister tale inspired by the real-life horrors of the cult known as Colonia Dignidad.