In the last desperate moments of World War II, a young German soldier fighting for survival finds a Nazi captain’s uniform. Impersonating an officer, the man quickly takes on the monstrous identity of the perpetrators he is trying to escape from.
ROBERT SCHWENTKE was born in 1968. He studied Literature and Philosophy at the Eberhard Karl University in Tübingen and later earned an MFA in Directing from the American Film Institute. A selection of his films includes: TATTOO (2002), THE FAMILY JEWELS (2003), FLIGHTPLAN (2005), LIE TO ME (2009), THE TIME TRAVELER’S WIFE (2009), R.E.D. (2010), R.I.P.D. (2013), THE NOVICE (2014), DIVERGENT – INSURGENT (2015), DIVERGENT – ALLEGIANT (2016), and THE CAPTAIN (2017).