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Year: 2019
Original Title: A Hidden Life
Length: 173 minutes
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
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Release Dates

United Kingdom: January 17 2020

Ranking

Ranking: 7,202 out of 15,398 movies (up 663)

8,5

8.5 by 8 media

Plot

The film follows the true story of Franz Jägerstätter, an Austrian Catholic, who was a conscientious objector to the second world war. When the German army called him up to fight in the World War II, he strongly opposes it. This will make the Nazis to threaten to execute him fro treason in 1943. His unbreakable love for his children an his wife Fani, in addition to the faith he professes, will be the pillars on which he relies in these dark and unpredectible times. The film is directed by Terrence Malick ('The Tree of Life', 'The Thin Red Line') and is starring August Diehl ('Inglorious Basterds', 'Salt'), Valerie Pachner and Michael Nyqvist ('Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol', 'John Wick').

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Cast A Hidden Life

August Diehl

August Diehl

Franz Jägerstätter

Valerie Pachner

Valerie Pachner

Franziska Jägerstätter

Michael Nyqvist

Michael Nyqvist

Bishop Joseph Fliesen

Jürgen Prochnow

Jürgen Prochnow

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Trivia A Hidden Life

This is the last movie of Michael Nyqvist and Bruno Ganz, since both died in 2017 and 2019, respectively. It's the first Terrence Malick film since 'The New World' that has a linear narrative. The cast is mostly made up of European actors from German-speaking countries, such as Austria, Switzerland or Germany.

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