Munich: The Edge of War


Review: Adolf Hitler is preparing to invade Czechoslovakia while Neville Chamberlain’s government is trying to seek out a peaceful solution. Hugh Legat, a British diplomat travels to Munich in the run-up to World War II, Paul von Hartmann a former classmate of his from Oxford is also en route for the emergency Conference, but is working for the German government.
Director: Christian Schwochow
Actors: George MacKay, Jannis Niewohner, Jeremy Irons, Liv Lisa Fries, Jessica Brown Findlay, Raphael Sowole, Mark Lewis Jones, Alex Jennings, Ludwig Simon, Hannes Wegener, Sandra Huller, August Diehl and Nicholas Farrell
Year: 2021
Genre: Biography, Drama and History
Conclusion: 3/5
Based on the international bestseller by Robert Harris. Jeremy Irons is fantastic in this role depicting Neville Chamberlain. Always lovely to see George MacKay who I think can do no wrong. He actually learned German for his role. I have not seen Jannis Niewohner before but thought he gave a really strong performance.


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