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Exception, The


UK 2016,
Dir. David Leveaux
Genres: Drama / War, Romance

Topics: Period 1940s.


“Breaks no new ground but it is a solidly done and always engrossing piece of alternate history, mixing real people and events with fictional ones.”~LA Times

Aroview: Romantic war drama fictionalizing the last few days in the life of exiled Kaiser Wilhelm II, played by Christopher Plummer. A German soldier tries to determine if the Dutch resistance has planted a spy to infiltrate the Kaiser's home in the Netherlands during the onset of World War II, but falls for a young Jewish Dutch woman during his investigation.

Based on the 2003 novel "The Kaiser's Last Kiss" by Alan Judd, it marks the film debut of acclaimed British stage director, David Leveaux.

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