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Anthropoid

British filmmaker Sean Ellis reimagines ‘Operation Anthropoid’ as a stomach-churning, claustrophobic thriller, with stunningly-staged set pieces matched by impressive performances from leads Cillian Murphy and Jamie Dornan. A lesser-known piece of European history rendered with nuance and intelligence.

Directors

  • Sean Ellis

Writers

  • Sean Ellis
  • Anthony Frewin

Cast

  • Cillian Murphy
  • Jamie Dornan

Synopsis

In 1941, two Czech soldiers (Cillian Murphy, Jamie Dornan) are parachuted into their German-occupied homeland on a mission to assassinate Reinhard Heydrich, the principal architect of the Holocaust and third-in-command in the Nazi hierarchy.