• Anthropoid (2016)


Release Date: August 12th, 2016

DVD Release Date: November 1st, 2016

R |2 hr 0 min

Plot Summary

In December 1941, two Czech soldiers (Cillian Murphy, Jamie Dornan) parachute into their occupied homeland to assassinate Nazi officer Reinhard Heydrich (Detlef Bothe).

Cast: Cillian Murphy, Jamie Dornan, Charlotte Le Bon, Anna Geislerová, Toby Jones, Harry Lloyd, Alena Mihulová, Bill Milner

Director: Sean Ellis

Genres: War , Thriller , Historical drama

Production Co: Silver A, Lucky Man Films, Salon Films, Studio Babelsberg Motion Pictures GmbH, 22h22, Zephyr Films, LD Entertainment

Distributors: Bleecker Street Media

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Boyd van HoeijThe Hollywood Reporter

    It’s rather odd that Ellis, who co-wrote the screenplay with former Kubrick assistant Anthony Frewin, can’t come up with anything more action-packed or tension-filled in the first hour than a broken teacup. Valkyrie this is not. show more

  • 70
    Allan HunterScreen International

    It is a testimony to the film’s careful construction and honest intentions that you have become so engaged in the fate of the characters. show more

  • 50
    Alonso DuraldeTheWrap

    Ellis and editor Richard Mettler craft an agonizing and unforgettable finale; if their sense of pacing had been as sharp throughout, “Anthropoid” might have fulfilled its potential. show more

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