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Year: 2016

Original Title: The Exception

Country: UK

Length: 107 minutes

Genre: Drama

Studios: Egoli Tossel, Umedia

Suitable only for 15 years and over

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Release Dates

United Kingdom: September 29 2017

United States:


Ranking: 4,316 out of 14,124 movies (up 410)


6.1 by 4 media


A German soldier tries to know if the Dutch resistance has introduce a spy to infiltrate in the home of Kaiser Wilhelm in Holland during the beginning of World War II, but during the course of the investigation falls in love with a young Jewish woman of Dutch origin. A film directed by David Leveaux, renowned theater director, and performed by Lily James ('Cinderella'), Jai Courtney ('Divergent'), Christopher Plummer ( 'A Beautiful Mind'), Eddie Marsan ('Sherlock Holmes'), Janet McTeer and other actors. A feature film based on the novel 'The Kaiser's Last Kiss' written by Alan Jud and adapted screenplay by Simon in Burke. An UK drama produced by Egoli Tossell KLK, Ostar Productions and Umedia.


Cast The Exception

Lily James

Mieke de Jong

Jai Courtney

Capt. Stefan Brandt

Janet McTeer

Princess Hermine 'Hermo' Reuss of Greiz

Christopher Plummer

Kaiser Wilhelm II

Eddie Marsan

Heinrich Himmler



Trivia The Exception

Jai Coutney celebrated his 30 birthday while filming.