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A Hidden Life (2019)

Drama, Biography, Romance, War

Director: Terrence Malick
Writer: Terrence Malick
Starring: August Diehl, Valerie Pachner, Maria Simon, Karin Neuhäuser

Based on real events, from visionary lyrical filmmaker Terrence Malick (The Thin Red Line, The Tree of Life), A Hidden Life is the story of an unsung hero, Franz Jägerstätter, a conscientious objector who refused to fight for the Nazis in World War II. When the Austrian peasant farmer is faced with the threat of execution for treason, it is his unwavering faith and his love for his wife Fani and children that keeps his spirit alive.

Plot summary from IMDb: The Austrian Franz Jägerstätter, a conscientious objector, refuses to fight for the Nazis in World War II.

Awards: 4 wins & 16 nominations.
Runtime: 174 min



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