The Captain (2017)

The Captain follows Willi Herold (Max Hubacher), a German army deserter who stumbles across an abandoned Nazi captain's uniform during the last, desperate weeks of the Third Reich. Newly emboldened by the allure of a suit that he stole only to stay warm, Willi discovers that many Germans will follow the leader, whosoever that happens to be. A parade of fresh atrocities follow in the self-declared captain's wake, and serve as a profound reminder of the consequences of social conformity and untrammeled political power. Simultaneously a historical docudrama, a tar-black comedy, and a sociological treatise, The Captain presents fascism as a pathetic pyramid scheme, a system to be gamed by the most unscrupulous and hollow-souled.
Genres:  DramaHistoryWar
Actors:  Max HubacherMilan PeschelFrederick Lau
Directors:  Robert Schwentke
Countries:  GermanyFrancePolandChinaPortugal
Writers:  Robert Schwentke
Runtime: 1h 58min
Release: 27 July 2018
IMDb: 7.4

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