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The Exception 4580

Release date: Fri 8 Sep 2017
Running time:107
Age restriction:16 N S
A riveting World War II thriller that is filled with espionage and romance in equal measure, The Exception follows German soldier Stefan Brandt (Jai Courtney) as he goes on a mission to investigate exiled German Monarch Kaiser Wilhelm II (Christopher Plummer). The Kaiser lives in Huis Doorn, a secluded mansion just outside of Utretcht in the Netherlands, and as Germany is taking over Holland, the country’s authorities are concerned that Dutch spies may be watching the Kaiser. As Brandt begins to infiltrate the Kaiser’s life in search of clues, he finds himself drawn into an unexpected and passionate romance with Mieke (Lily James), one of the Kaiser’s maids whom Brandt soon discovers is secretly Jewish.

Based on The Kaiser's Last Kiss (The novel) by Alan Judd.

Cast: Lily James, Jai Courtney, Janet McTeer, Christopher Plummer
Directed by: David Leveaux
Screenplay: Simon Burke
Music: Ilan Eshkeri
Produced by: Lou Pitt, Judy Tossell
Language: English

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