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The captain / Music Box Films presents ; produced by Filmgalerie 451, Alfama Films and Opus Film [and others]; producers, Frieder Schlaich, Irene von Alberti ; written and directed by Robert Schwentke.

Schwentke, Robert, 1968- film director. (Added Author). Schlaich, Frieder, film producer. (Added Author). Alberti, Irene von, film producer. (Added Author). Todsharow, Martin, composer (expression) (Added Author). Ballhaus, Florian, 1965- cinematographer. (Added Author). Hubacher, Max, 1993- actor. (Added Author). Peschel, Milan, 1968- actor. (Added Author). Lau, Frederick, 1989- actor. (Added Author). Hölscher, Bernd, actor. (Added Author). Kobus, Waldemar, 1966- actor. (Added Author). Fehling, Alexander, actor. (Added Author). Finzi, Samuel, 1966- actor. (Added Author). Koch, Wolfram, 1962- actor. (Added Author). Music Box Films, publisher. (Added Author). Filmgalerie 451. (Added Author). Alfama Films. (Added Author). Opus Film (Poland) (Added Author). Music by Martin Todsharow ; Cinematography by Florian Ballhaus. (Cast).
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Available copies

  • 1 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 1 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Detroit Lakes Public Library DVD CAP (Text) 33500012842092 Main In transit -
Hendrum LINK Site DVD CAP (Text) 33500012995973 Main Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Chicago, IL : Music Box Films, [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally released as a motion picture in 2017.
Widescreen (2.35:1).
Special features: Feature audio commentary by director Robert Schwentke ; Filmmaker Q&A from the Chicago premiere [An evening with Robert Schwentke] ; Cast and crew interviews ; Storyboard-to-film comparison ; Deleted scenes ; Theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Music by Martin Todsharow ; Cinematography by Florian Ballhaus.
Participant or Performer Note: Max Hubacher, Milan Peschel, Frederick Lau, Bernd Hölscher, Waldemar Kobus, Alexander Fehling, Samuel Finzi, Wolfram Koch.
Summary, etc.: A German army deserter finds an abandoned Nazi captain's uniform in the final weeks of World War II. Emboldened by the authority the uniform grants him, he amasses a band of stragglers who cede to his command despite the suspicions of some. Citing direct orders from the Fuhrer himself, he soon takes command of a camp holding German soldiers accused of desertion and begins to dispense harsh justice.
Target Audience Note: Rating: Not rated.
System Details Note: DVD, widescreen (2.35:1); 5.1 Dolby digital.
Language Note: German dialogue; English subtitles.
Source of Description Note: English title from disc surface.
Subject: World War (1939-1945)
Military deserters.
World War, 1939-1945 > Drama.
Nazis > Drama.
Military deserters > Drama.
Nazis.
DVD Video discs.
Genre: Feature films.
Action and adventure films.
War films.
Action and adventure films.
Drama.
Feature films.
War films.

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