Tag: foreign film

The Captain

The Captain [German: Der Hauptmann]

dir. Robert Schwentke (2018) [Subtitled]


A German deserter in the final weeks of the Second World War stumbles upon the uniform of a Luftwaffe captain and assumes his identity. A tense, grimly realised true story that unflaggingly defies audience expectation of some high-minded purpose behind the deception.



All Three Of Us

All Three Of Us

dir. Kheiron (2015)

[subtitled, from the French “Nous trois ou rien”)

Kheiron_All Three Of Us

Hibat, a young Iranian activist, survives the autocratic regime of the shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and the religo-political purges of the ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, before finding a new life and purpose in France. A sombre story made uproariously palatable in the telling.