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THE CAPTAIN

by Robert Schwentke

synopsis

In the last moments of World War II, a 19 year old private, ragged and starving, steals a captain's uniform. Impersonating an officer he gathers a group of deserters and proceeds to kill and plunder his way through a beaten Nazi Germany.

international title: The Captain
original title: Der Hauptmann
country: Germany, France, Poland
sales agent: Alfama Films
year: 2017
genre: fiction
directed by: Robert Schwentke
film run: 118'
release date: DE 15/03/2018, FR 21/03/2018, NL 17/05/2018
screenplay: Robert Schwentke
cast: Max Hubacher, Milan Peschel, Frederick Lau, Bernd Hölscher, Waldemar Kobus, Alexander Fehling, Samuel Finzi, Wolfram Koch, Blerim Destani, Britta Hammelstein
cinematography by: Florian Ballhaus
film editing: Michal Czarnecki
art director: Harald Turzer, Jurek Kuttner
music: Martin Todsharow
producer: Frieder Schlaich
co-producer: Paulo Branco, Piotr Dzieciol, Marcel Greive, Ewa Puszczynska
executive producer: Markus Barmettler, Daniel Hetzer, Philip Lee, Kay Niessen
associate producer: Julia M. Müller
line producer: Felix Eisele, Heino Herrenbrück, Jakob Neuhäusser, Irene von Alberti
production: Filmgalerie 451, Alfama Films, Opus Film
distributor: Weltkino Filmverleih Gmbh, Alfama Films