WHO’S IN IT?

Eddie Izzard (Valkyrie), Judi Dench (Iris), Carla Juri (Blade Runner 2049), James D’Arcy (Dunkirk), Jim Broadbent (Paddington), Celyn Jones (The Current War), David Schofield (Gladiator), Nigel Lindsay (Four Lions), Kevin Eldon (Hot Fuzz), Maria Dragus (The White Ribbon), Tijan Marei (Raus)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Andy Goddard (Set Fire to the Stars), director, writer; Eddie Izzard (film debut) and Celyn Jones (The Vanishing), writers; Andy Evans (Poms), Sean Marley (The Vanishing), Ade Shannon (Poms), Sarah Townsend (Diva 51) and Laure Vaysse (The Corrupted), producers; Marc Streitenfeld (Prometheus), composer; Chris Seager (White Noise), cinematographer; Mike Jones (Set Fire to the Stars), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

It’s the summer of 1939, and tensions between England and Germany are rising every day. Nonetheless, schoolteacher Thomas Miller (Izzard) applies for a role at an all-girls finishing school in the south of England, where several high-ranking members of the Nazi High Command have sent their daughters to, in order to prepare them for a National Socialist future. When Thomas foresees the threat that falls upon the innocent young women as the two countries grow ever closer to war, he must do whatever he can to spare them from harm, while also questioning his own loyalties…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

In a rare dramatic turn, Eddie Izzard co-writes and stars in an intense historical drama, featuring alongside a number of respected actors like Judi Dench and Jim Broadbent.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 26TH MARCH 2021

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

STREAMING EXCLUSIVELY ON SKY CINEMA AND NOW TV

 

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