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The Captain

The Captain

by Robert Schwentke

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The Captain and the morality of the pack


The Captain and the morality of the pack

SAN SEBASTIÁN 2017: From Robert Schwentke comes this fable, set in Germany in the final throes of the Second World War, about the value of justice when all traces of humanity have been lost 

"Naturalism restricts a director's toolbox too much"

Interview: Robert Schwentke • Director

"Naturalism restricts a director's toolbox too much"

German director Robert Schwentke talks about his new film, The Captain, screening at Les Arcs European Film Festival 

Trailer [de st fr]


Trailer [de st fr]


international title: The Captain
original title: Der Hauptmann
country: Germany, France, Poland
sales agent: Alfama Films
year: 2017
directed by: Robert Schwentke
screenplay: Robert Schwentke
cast: Max Hubacher, Milan Peschel, Frederick Lau, Bernd Hölscher, Waldemar Kobus, Alexander Fehling, Samuel Finzi, Wolfram Koch, Blerim Destani, Britta Hammelstein

main awards/selection

San Sebastián 2017Competition, Special Jury Prize for Best Cinematography
Toronto 2017Special Presentations

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