Based on a disturbing true story, The Captain follows Willi Herold (Max Hubacher), a German army deserter who stumbles across an abandoned Nazi captain's uniform during the last, desperate weeks of the Third Reich. Newly emboldened by the allure of a suit that he stole only to stay warm, Willi discovers that many Germans will follow the leader, whosoever that happens to be. A parade of fresh atrocities follow in the self-declared captain's wake, and serve as a profound reminder of the consequences of social conformity and untrammeled political power. Simultaneously a historical docudrama, a tar-black comedy, and a sociological treatise, The Captain presents fascism as a pathetic pyramid scheme, a system to be gamed by the most unscrupulous and hollow-souled.

  • Opening Jul 27

  • Drama

Cast & Crew

  • MILAN PESCHEL

    MILAN PESCHELActor

  • MAX HUBACHER

    MAX HUBACHERActor

  • DAVID SCHELLER

    DAVID SCHELLERActor

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    SHANNON STALLERActor

  • WOLFRAM KOCH

    WOLFRAM KOCHActor

  • SAMUEL FINZI

    SAMUEL FINZIActor

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