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Operation Mincemeat

A quintessentially British historical drama from the UK’s John Madden (Best Exotic Marigold Hotel) featuring a cast of superlative British acting talent, including Colin Firth, Matthew Macfadyen, Kelly Macdonald, Johnny Flynn and Jason Isaacs. Like Dunkirk and The Darkest Hour, this is a stunning slice of history, thrillingly retold.

Directors

  • John Madden

Writers

  • Michelle Ashford

Cast

  • Colin Firth
  • Matthew Macfadyen
  • Kelly Macdonald
  • Penelope Wilton
  • Johnny Flynn
  • Jason Isaacs
  • Mark Gatiss

Synopsis

In 1943, at the height of World War II, British Intelligence officer Ewen Montagu (Colin Firth) and Charles Cholmondeley (Matthew Macfadyen) hatch an elaborate and unbelievable scheme involving a corpse, a briefcase and a fictional girlfriend, to trick Hitler and disguise the Allied invasion of Sicily.