Magazine article Screen International

Music Box Acquires US Rights to WW2 Drama 'The Captain' (Exclusive)

Magazine article Screen International

Music Box Acquires US Rights to WW2 Drama 'The Captain' (Exclusive)

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Robert Schwentke’s film shows a young German soldier assuming the identity of a Nazi captain.

‘The Captain’

Music Box Films has acquired all US rights from Alfama Films to Robert Schwentke’s The Captain (Der Hauptmann) starring Max Hubacher, Milan Peschel, and Frederick Lau.

Alfama Films is in Berlin handling international sales on the drama, which takes place in the final days of the Second World War. When a young German soldier finds a Nazi captain’s uniform he assumes the monstrous identity of the very people from whom he is trying to escape. …

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