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A Hidden Life (2019)

PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, War | 13 December 2019 (USA)
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The Austrian Blessed Franz Jägerstätter, a conscientious objector, refuses to fight for the Nazis in World War II.

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Terrence Malick

Writer:

Terrence Malick
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Cast

Credited cast:
August Diehl ... Franz Jägerstätter
Valerie Pachner ... Franziska Jägerstätter
Michael Nyqvist ... Bishop Joseph Fliessen
Matthias Schoenaerts ... Herder
Jürgen Prochnow ... Major Schlegel
Bruno Ganz ... Judge Lueben
Alexander Fehling ... Fredrich Feldmann
Ulrich Matthes ... Lorenz Schwaninger
Karl Markovics ... Mayor
Franz Rogowski ... Waldlan
Tobias Moretti ... Vicar Ferdinand Fürthauer
Martin Wuttke ... Major Kiel
Max Mauff ... Sterz
Johan Leysen ... Ohlendorf
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dimo Alexiev Dimo Alexiev ... Dino
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Storyline

Based on real events, A HIDDEN LIFE is the story of an unsung hero, Bl. Franz Jägerstätter, 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. Written by Anonymous

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Biography | Drama | War

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic material including violent images.
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Germany | USA

Language:

English | German

Release Date:

13 December 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Hidden Life See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos | SDDS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The film's composer James Newton Howard says scoring the film was a highly collaborative process. One of the early ideas Terrence Malick brought to Howard, was to incorporate sounds he had captured during production such as church bells from the villages, cow and sheep bells, the saw mill, sounds from the prison, and scythes in the fields. As a result, Howard took many of those sounds and processed them into musical elements that are woven throughout the score. See more »

Crazy Credits

The title card at the end of the picture comes from the final sentence of George Eliot's "Middlemarch". See more »

Connections

Version of Der Fall Jägerstätter (1971) See more »

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