WHO’S IN IT?
Jeremy Irons (Reversal of Fortune), George Mackay (1917), Jannis Niewöhner (Jonathan), Sandra Hüller (Toni Erdmann), Liv Lisa Fries (Romeos), August Diehl (Inglourious Basterds), Jessica Brown Findlay (The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society), Anjli Mohindra (Miss You Already), Ulrich Matthes (Downfall), Mark Lewis Jones (Gwen)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Christian Schwochow (Cracks in the Shell), director; Ben Power (film debut), writer; Andrew Eaton (Rush), producer; Isobel Waller-Bridge (Vita & Virginia), composer; Frank Lamm (Godless Youth), cinematographer; Jens Klüber (Warchild), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In the autumn of 1938, Europe stands on the brink of war as Adolf Hitler (Matthes) makes plans to invade Czechoslovakia, which the British government as led by Neville Chamberlain (Irons) desperately wants a peaceful solution to. As the pressure builds from both sides, British civil servant Hugh Legat (Mackay) and German diplomat Paul von Hartmann (Niewöhner), both old friends, travel to Munich for an emergency Conference where they bear witness to the negotiations between their respective governments while also deciding which sides they will eventually fall into…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
This tense war thriller details the initial escalation between Nazi Germany and the rest of the world, particularly within a Conference which – as history would eventually dictate – didn’t stabilise enough to prevent war.
WHEN’S IT OUT?
FRIDAY 21ST JANUARY 2022
WHERE CAN I FIND IT?
STREAMING EXCLUSIVELY ON NETFLIX